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    Archive of letters and documents related to Texas, 1881-1905 , many relating to branding and sale of livestock and sale of land, including numerous checks. A majority of the items come from the family of William Beddo who was a cattle rancher in Texas later settling in the Kowana Indian Territory. Highlights: 1) L.C. & D.A. Johnson, Graham, Young Co. "The description of the mules I traded was one gray horse mule 5 years old branded P on left shoulder & also one black horse mule four years old branded P on left shoulder...also one bay horse mule 3 years old about 13 ½ hands high branded C on left jaw..." 2) Governor Oran M. Roberts Document Signed "O.M. Roberts" as Governor of Texas, one page, 17" x 14". Austin, November 30, 1881. Grant of 640 acres "on the waters of Eunis creek about 7 miles S47E from the center of the county" to the Houston and Texas Central Railway Company. 3) 1891 deed. Houston & Texas Central Railway Company sells the land originally granted to them by the State of Texas to Crockett Rowan for $1,920. The land is "in the County of Foard in the State of Texas on the waters of Eunis Creek a tributary of the Pease River about seven miles S47E from the center of the county." 4) 1892 deed. Crockett Rowan sells the land he bought for $1920 from the railway in 1891 to W. A. Beddo for $3,040. 72 pieces. Condition varies from poor to good.

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