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    Brazoria County First Class Head Right Certificate. Partly printed form, one page, 8" x 9.6". Brazoria County, January 25, 1838. At top: "No. 104". Issued to Willis A. Faris, who "has appeared before the Board of Land Commissioners for the County of Brazoria ad proved according to law, that he arrived in the Country previous to declaration of independence and that he is a head of family and entitled to one league and labor of land upon condition of paying at the rate of five dollars for each labor of Temporal land and Two dollars and twenty cents for each labor of Pasture land..." Signed by three commissioners and a clerk.

    Condition: Flattened folds, with chipping occurring at the margins. A few inks stains, likely occurring at time of engrossment. Previous collector's annotations in pencil at top.



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    March, 2016
    12th Saturday
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