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    Samuel W. T. Lanham Land Grant Signed "S. W. T. Lanham" as Governor of Texas, one page, 17 " x 14", Austin, December 15, 1905. Countersigned by "John J. Terrell" as the Commissioner of the General Land Office. A grant of "15 and 6/10 acres of land . . . In Howard County . . . on the waters of Morgans Creek, a tributary of Colorado River" to "Frederic P. Olcott ass[ign]ee of H. & T. C. Ry. Co. [the Houston and Texas Central Railway Company". Blind embossed state seal and blind embossed General Land Office seal are at the left. Lanham served as Texas' 23rd governor from 1903-1907. Very fine condition. From the Taking of Texas Collection.

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