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S. Stiles & Co. (fl. 1835) Map of colonization grants in Texas

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02759 Author/Creator: S. Stiles & Co. (fl. 1835) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Broadsides Date: 1835 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Land grants in Texas. Streeter 1164. Once belonged to Anthony Dey.


Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: Texas, Land Transaction, Immigration and Migration, Westward Expansion, American West

Sub Era: Age of Jackson