Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    John Castleman Manuscript Petition Signed to the Republic of Texas, requesting that he be appointed Administrator of the estate of his brother Andrew, who fell at the mouth of the Brazos and died. The petitioner also claims he is entitled to Texas lands due to his brother. Filed at Montgomery County, n.d., but Republic of Texas. 1 p., with manuscript docket on verso.

    John and Andrew were the sons of Old Three Hundred citizen, Sylvanus Castleman, the first of the Old Three Hundred colonists to petition for legal title to land granted by authority of Empresario Stephen F. Austin and Commissioner Bastrop. Courtesy of Simpson Galleries, Houston. Consigned Lot. The high bid placed by via mail, fax, the Internet or telephone will be entered as the opening bid for the lot during the live portion of the silent auction.


    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information

    Important information concerning Sales Tax and Resale Certificates. Learn More

    Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2006
    4th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 368

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    10% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 September 14 Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The department director has the heart of a true and highly knowledgeable collector with the business acumen of someone who has been not only successful but has decades of an impeccable track record
    David Greenburg,
    Chicago, IL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 March 6 Rare Books Signature Auction  Featuring The Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction, Part One - New York
    2019 March 6 Rare Books Signature Auction Featuring The Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction, Part One - New York
    REALIZED $1,683,101