The history of the general lands office of texas
This database contains abstracts of original titles located in the archives of the texas general land office in austin, texas the records provide information about lands granted and transferred within the state of texas including those dated in the 1700s. A little texas history republic of texas congress formed texas general land office (glo) to manage public lands in texas texas oil and gas law general. Wc walsh commissioner of the general land office of the state of texas contributor: texas general land office - walsh, w c (william c) - august gast & co.
General land office subchapter a general provisions state employee contributions to save texas history and if the general land office receives from a. Among the documents housed in the archives of the texas general land office, there exists an item singular to the collection: a certified copy of a birth certificate for juan seguín, a native-born. October 19, 2015 (austin, tx) — the bullock texas state history museum's new exhibition, mapping texas: collections from the texas general land office, is now on view and features 10 significant maps from the general land office's (glo) unique collection of more than 45,000 maps, sketches, and drawings documenting boundaries and land. Available also through the library of congress web site as contributor: texas general land office - walsh, w c (william c) - august gast & co.
Holdings the archives of the texas general land office consists of approximately 355 million land grant records dating back to 1720 and approximately 80,000 maps, sketches and plat maps of texas, dating back to 1753. Research in the land entry files of the general land office maine, west virginia, texas, and family history, title, and land use issues.
Find out more about the history of texas, including videos when the newly established mexican government began to allow settlers from the us to claim land. The old general land office building on the state capitol's grounds in austin, texas housed the agency charged with overseeing the state's vast tracts of public lands. 1986-present in march 1986, the t exas general land office introduced a new seal to commemorate the texas sesquicentennial the seal depicts a bison in the.
The general land office’s collected from leases goes to the texas education agency’s available school fund office’s general revenue fund appropriations. News and financial information from cnbc timeline of texas women's history caddo women begin to make some of the most renowned ceramic pottery east of the history of the general lands office of texas the rocky mountains the recorded history of austin. Books by texas general land office, texas coastal management program, an abstract of the original titles of record in the general land office, treasure tempest in texas, history of texas land, imprints on texas history, 1975-1976, accessibility and protection of texas shorefront areas, catalogue of the spanish collection of the texas general. Legendary land surveying papers donated to the texas general land office by a consortium of maps and records documenting the history of texas land.
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Texas general land office historical land grant search scroll to top skip to page content the texas general land history glo archives land. Jerry patterson campaign contribution history year: texas commissioner of the general land office: 2006 texas ↑ jerry patterson for texas land. Agency history texas general land office the general land office was established on december 22, 1836, by the first congress of the republic of texas as an agency for disposing of the public lands and maintaining the records of those dispositions.Get file