Lot #189
Texas: Mirabeau B. Lamar and Anson Jones

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Estimate: $500+


Two items: a partly-printed DS signed “Mirabeau B. Lamar,” one page, 16.5 x 10.75, August 25, 1840, general land office document granting Oliver Hull 10 acres of land on Galveston Island, signed at the conclusion by Lamar as president of Texas; and a DS, signed “Anson Jones,” one page, 8.5 x 10.75, December 27, 1838, a certificate of purchase in “conformity with a Law entitled ‘An Act to dispose of Galveston and other Islands in the Republic of Texas,” in relation to his purchase of 10 acres on Galveston Islands, with Jones on the reverse transferring and assigning “to Oliver Hill of the City of New York…all my right, title, and interest in and to the lot or parcel of Land,” with Jones signing below. Attached to the front of the Jones certificate is a manuscript bill of sale signed by Hull and assigning the property to his relatives for the sum of $106; also included is a land survey related to the Hull land. In overall fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #600 - Ended January 13, 2021

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