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Collection Summary

Creator Sketch

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Inventory

Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library, San Jacinto Museum of History

A. F. Miller Collection

Manuscript Collection: MC158



Collection Summary

Creator: Miller, A. F.
Title: A. F. Miller collection
Dates: 1847-1871
Abstract: The A. F. Miller Collection is comprised of financial and legal documents relating to commodity and land transactions in Texas between 1847 and 1871.
Identification: MC158
Quantity: 3 items
Language Materials are in English.
Repository: Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library, San Jacinto Museum of History, La Porte, Texas

Creator Sketch

Little is known about A. F. Miller, owner of the A. F. Miller Company specializing in cottonseed and soya bean products. His father was Julius Miller who came to the United States from Germany in 1865 and died in his home in Orange, Texas in 1924.

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Scope and Content Note

The A. F. Miller Collection is comprised of financial and legal documents dating from 1847 to 1871. Financial documents include an 1869 letter concerning shipment of five sacks of oats from V. Wiess & Company to Mr. A. Adams and an 1871 receipt issued to Abel Adams from K. D. Keith for eleven bales of cotton. The legal document is an 1847 sheriff's deed to Anson Jones for 610 acres of land in Bexar County seized from T. F. Risk and sold at a sheriff's sale.

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Arrangement

Organized into two series; arrangement is chronological.

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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:
Adams, Abel
Jones, Anson, 1798-1858
Keith, K. D.
Organizations:
V. Wiess & Company
Subjects:
Land tenure--Texas
Places:
Bexar County (Tex.)

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Administrative Information

Citation

[Identification of Item], A. F. Miller Collection, MC158, San Jacinto Museum of History, Houston, Texas.

Acquisition

A. F. Miller, April 1959.

Processing Information

Processed by Lisa M. Lomas, 2011.

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Inventory

 
box folder
163.5 1 Financial documents 1869, 1871

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box folder
163.5 2 Legal document 1847

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