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    Loyal Valley, 1873: John O. Meusebach Land Sale Signed. Two pages, 8.5" x 14", Loyal Valley, Mason County, Texas, July 8, 1873. For $60, Meusebach, the founder of Fredericksburg, Texas, sells a town lot in "Loyal Valley, County of Mason" to John P. Moseley. Meusebach had settled in the Texas Hill country settlement of Loyal Valley four years before selling this land. He later became the town's justice of the peace and postmaster. Some sources say that Meusebach named the settlement during the Civil War to stress the community's allegiance to the Union. The recto is partially printed, while the verso contains handwritten docketing. The document is toned with minor separations beginning along some folds.

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