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    Governor George T. Wood Land Grant Signed, "Geo. T. Wood". One vellum page, 15" x 12.5", February 23, 1849, Austin, Texas, granting "Ransom Rucker . . . Six hundred and forty acres . . . in Anderson County." Countersigned by Texas' second General Land Office commissioner, George Washington Smyth, who had also signed the Texas Declaration of Independence. Contains light penciled notations at top and bottom; with folds, fine.

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    Blind embossed state seal and blind embossed General Land Office seal are near the bottom. Wood (1795-1858), a veteran of the Mexican War, served as the second governor of Texas. This document contains two forms of docketing on verso: one is handwritten directly on the document; the other is a 7.5" x 3" paper that contains the Texas state seal.

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