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    Republic of Texas President Sam Houston Document Signed, one page with verso docketing, partially printed on vellum, 14.75" x 12.75", Austin, Texas, February 11, 1842, countersigned by General Land Office Commissioner Thomas W. Ward. This fabulous early Texas document awards "Ten Million Eight hundred & ninety thousand square varas" of land in Shelby County to veteran James Adams. A "vara" is a Spanish unit somewhat smaller than a yard. A few pinholes, attractive browning, smoothed folds and crisp edges. Some fading to the inscriptions, overall fine condition.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
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