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    Edmund J. Davis Land Grant Signed "Edmund J. Davis" as Governor of Texas, one page, 14.75" x 12.5", Austin, August 15, 1871. Countersigned by "Jacob Kuechler" as the Commissioner of the General Land Office. A grant of 640 acres "In Austin County East of the Brazos River on the waters of Eight Mile Creek about 15 1/5 miles . . . from Bellville" to "H. and T. C. R. R. Company [the Houston and Texas Central Railroad Company]". With gold seal of the General Land Office and blind embossed state seal. Davis served as a Union brigadier general during the Civil War. As a Radical Republican governor during Reconstruction, his term as Texas' 14th governor was very controversial. Some foxing and light aging; very good condition. From the Taking of Texas Collection.

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    June, 2008
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