The Register is organized by county and date of sale. Entries show tract number, part of section, section and block, grantee [University, in all cases], acreage, bonus received, original lessee, post office, date of sale, lease number, date of lease, primary term of lease, remarks (expired, relinquished, released).
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Note inside cover reads: "For oil and gas leases on University Lands issued prior to March 25, 1938, see 'Mineral Application' volumes one through four."
On April 14, 1937 the Texas Legislature passed SB 343
The Register provides information about the sale of oil and gas leases on University Lands, 1938-1946. The Register is organized by county and date of sale. There are an unknown number of volumes to this series, however, only Volume 1 is accounted for.
[Short title of Document], [Date: Day-Month-Year]. Box [#], Folder [#], p. [#]. Oil and Gas Leases on University Land, Volume 1 (AR.152.OGL). Archives and Records Program, Texas General Land Office, Austin.