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    Edmund J. Davis Land Grant Signed "Edm.d Davis." One partially-printed page, 14.75" x 12.5", Austin, July 9, 1870, granting to "Elijah Skidmore . . . Three hundred and Fourteen Acres 314 of Land, situated . . . In Lamar County." Davis (1827-1883), a Unionist, fled Texas at the beginning of the Civil War and was given a colonel's commission by Lincoln. He commanded the 1st Texas Cavalry Regiment (Union) through the end of the war and mustered out as a brigadier general. Areas of paper loss along the folds and at the intersections. Small pinholes scattered throughout the upper one-quarter. Foxed and toned.

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    March, 2015
    14th Saturday
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