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    (Texas Settlement) Partly-printed Document. 1 page, 7.75" x 12.5", New Orleans, May 27, 1841, a deed issued by the Consul for the Republic of Texas at New Orleans acknowledging the sale of 160 acres of land by William H. Steele of Kentucky " consideration of Forty John C. Healy of One Hundred and Sixty acres of Land to which I am entitled by virtue of Military Services rendered by Michael Daugherty as per accompanying Document [not present] from G. T. Archer, Secretary of War & Navy and which said land was transferred by said Michael Daugherty to me..." Endorsed on the verso by Texas Consul, William Bryan. Light toning, a few marginal chips not affecting text, else fine condition. These foundation documents relating the early history of settling Texas are becoming increasingly difficult to source; this is a fine specimen. From the collection of Darrel Brown.

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