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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 "...in consideration of Forty Dollars...sold...to 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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