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    Third Class Headright Certificate in San Augustine. One partially printed page, 7.75" x 5.5", January 7, 1840. Certificate No. 2084, stating that "P. Smith is entitled to...Six hundred and forty acres of land." Signed by John Brooke, Chief Justice, S. A. County.

    Headright land grants were issued by the Republic of Texas to individuals by "class", based on their date of arrival in Texas and marital status. "Third class" headrights were granted to white men who arrived in Texas between October 1, 1837 and January 1, 1840. Single men received 320 acres, and heads of families receive 640.

    Condition: Toned throughout, flattened folds, small tear at lower margin. Minor staining at lower edge. Else, very fine.


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