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TEXAS LAND SALE DOCUMENT, CONSULATE OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS, NEW ORLEANS, 1838,

printed document completed in manuscript, signed by Nathaniel Townsend, Consul for the Republic of Texas, for the port of New Orleans, certifying a land sale from John Houlihan on the McMullen & McGloin colony to Allen Hillway, New Orleans, January 29, 1838, sheet: 10" x 8". This New Orleans imprint for The Republic of Texas exhibits the Lone Star and a variety of fonts utilized during the 1830s for printed forms, sheet: 10" x 8". Framed and reversing to and including the double sided handwritten document, dated, drawn and notarized in New Orleans, signed by John Houlihan (LS) and signature witnessed by John McMullen, 12 1/2" x 15 1/4".

Provenance:Property from a Corporate Collection, Houston, Texas. Property from a Corporate Collection, Houston, Texas

Condition:

Good condition for handwritten and printed documents of this age and use including but not limited to expected folding creases and yellowing of paper from age with some very small tears along edge of one side.

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Price Realized
$2,000
02/15/2020

 

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