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Collection Summary

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Legal

Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library, San Jacinto Museum of History

W. P. Hamblen Collection

Manuscript Collection: MC021



Collection Summary

Creator: Hamblen, W. P., 1884-1966, collector
Title: W. P. Hamblen collection
Dates: 1848-1885
Dates: (Bulk: 1848-1874)
Abstract: Fourteen legal documents record land ownership in the city of Houston from 1848 to 1885.
Identification: MC021
OCLC Record No. 46998385
Quantity: 14 items
Language Materials are in English.
Repository: Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library, San Jacinto Museum of History, La Porte, Texas

Scope and Content Note

Fourteen legal documents including land deeds, deeds of trust, and releases recording land ownership in the city of Houston from 1848 to 1885, were collected by Judge W. P. Hamblen and donated to the San Jacinto Museum of History in 1961. The documents are arranged by grantors and grantees: John Achenback, A. C. Baker, James T. Capron, James Cocks, and Charles J. Grainger.

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Arrangement

Organized into one series, Legal documents; arrangement is alphabetical by grantor and grantee.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

None.

Terms Governing Use

Open for research by appointment.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the San Jacinto Museum of History. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Library Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Jacinto Museum of History as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

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Index Terms

Names:
Achenback, John
Baker, A. C.
Capron, James T.
Cocks, James
Grainger, Charles J.
Subjects:
Land tenure--Houston (Tex.)--19th century
Places:
Houston (Tex.)

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Administrative Information

Citation

[Identification of Item], W. P. Hamblen Collection, MC021, San Jacinto Museum of History, Houston, Texas.

Acquisition

Judge W. P. Hamblen, 1961.

Processing Information

Processed by Sarah Canby Jackson, 2001.

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Inventory

 

Legal

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20.3 1 John Achenback 1873-1881
2 A. C. Baker 1865-1874
3 James T. Capron 1852,1858
4 James Cocks 1851-1852
5 Charles J. Grainger 1848
6 General 1874, 1885

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