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    Trespalacios Certificate of Title with receipt stub, one page, 13" x 8". London, December 31, 1845, and registered March the 16th, 1846, at the General Texan Consulate. Engraved within ornate border: "Title of Property/of the/Building Lot/No.__ in the Block EE./in the/City and Port of Trespalacios,/Texas" for £50. With receipt stub attached at left. Begins: "Be it known that ____ is entitled to the Building Town Lot, No.__ in the Square Block EE, in the City and Port of Trespalacios, Texas; this Title being transferable by endorsement on the back hereof. The holder of this Title must, within five years from this date, build or enclose this (his or her) Lot, according to the prescription of the regulations of the Town" or it may be done by the town at the owner's expense. A plan showing 32 numbered lots is at the upper right. Streeter 1514 "Map of the City of Trespalacios on Trespalacios Bay, Texas," lithographed by E. Jones, New York, shows the "Plat of the city. Inset of untitled map of the coast of Texas from Matagorda Bay to Aransas Bay." From the collection of Darrel Brown.

    Reference: Streeter 1514


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    December, 2007
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