Author:Texas General Land Office, Edited by Robert de Berardinis

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Guide and Index to the Republic of Texas Donation Voucher Files, 1879-1887, and Confederate Script Voucher Files, 1881-1883, in the Texas General Land Office

By: Texas General Land Office, Edited by Robert de Berardinis

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2008

Seller ID: D4764

ISBN: 0788447645

Condition: 174 pages, 8.5x11, 2008, 8.5x11, paper, 174 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This is a guide and index finding aid to the Republic of Texas Donation Voucher Files, 1879-1887; and Confederate Scrip Voucher Files, 1881-1883. These two record sets at the Texas General Land Office can provide evidence of service in either the Texas Revolution or the Civil War on the Confederate side. In some cases, these documents are extremely fragile and no longer available to any researcher. In 1879, the Texas legislature passed the first act establishing the Republic of Texas Donation grants of land and the terms by which veterans would be able to qualify. In 1881, there was further cl... View more info