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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Documents 1847-1860

Series II: Documents 1877-1886

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

John Reinerman Family Land Documents, 1857-1888



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Reinermann, John
Title John Reinerman Family Land Documents
Dates: 1857-1888
Abstract: Land deeds and agreements relating to the tract of land in Harris County granted to John Reinermann, dating from 1857-1888.
ID MS 021
Extent 11 documents
Language Materials are in English.
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, TX

Biographical Note

The Reinermann family has a long relationship with Rice University, and income from the John Reinermann tract of land in Harris County currently provides scholarship funding for many Rice students.

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Scope and Contents

Land deeds and agreements relating to the tract of land in Harris County granted to John Reinermann, dating from 1857-1888. Other families invovled in the land ownership include the Bethje, Brunner, Quensell, and Roy families.

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Restrictions

Access Restriction

This material is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish materials from the John Reinerman Family Land Documents must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Reinermann, John.
Quensell, William.
Quensell, Louise.
Reinermann, Frederic.
Bethje, Eliza.
Bethje, C.L.
Brunner, Bertha.
Roy, Eliza.
Subjects (Places)
Harris County (Tex.) -- land grants -- 19th century.
Subjects (Organizations)
Rice University -- scholarships.

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Related Material

See also MS 339 - Papers of Reinermann, Sandman, Bethje, and Quensell families, available at Woodson Research Center.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Reinerman Family Land Documents, 1857-1888, MS 021, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Dr. Max Roy, 1984.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series I: Documents 1847-1860

Certificate of land grant to John Reinermann, April 28, 1847
Deed from Harris County to James Bailey and Jethro McGee, December 3, 1857
Field notes from Survey of Reinermann Estate, February 28, 1860
Deed from C.L. Bethje to William & Louise Quensell, March 15, 1860
Deed from Frederic Reinermann to William and Louise Quensell, March 15, 1860

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Series II: Documents 1877-1886

Field notes of survey of land granted to John Reinermann, Jan. 25, 1867
Agreement between C.L. Bethje and William and Louise Quensell, Jan. 10, 1868
Agreement between Bertha Brunner and Eliza Bethje and William and Louisa Quensell, Feb. 25, 1878
Deed from Louisa & William Quensell to Eliza Roy, July 15, 1881
Agreement between Bertha and Anton Brunner and Eliza Bethje regarding will of C.S. Bethje, Jan. 4, 1882
Deed from William and Louisa Quensell to Eliza Roy, Jan. 23, 1886

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