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    James W. Throckmorton Land Grant Signed "J. W. Throckmorton" as Governor of Texas, one page, 14.75" x 12.5", Austin, April 25, 1867. A grant of 640 acres of land "In Wilbarger County on the waters of Beaver Creek, a tributary of Big Wichita River" to "the Houston and Texas Central Railway Company". Blind embossed state seal and blind embossed General Land Office seal are at the left. Throckmorton served as the 12th governor of Texas from 1866 to 1867. He was known for his moderate policies toward former Confederates. Some foxing; very good condition. From the Taking of Texas Collection.

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    June, 2008
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