A Guide to the Texas County Maps Volume, undated
This volume was compiled by Royalty Owners Service in Fort Worth, Texas and bound for John T. Burleson, whose name appears on the cover. The compilation volume is made of the Texas General Land Offices' Official County Maps.
The volume contains copies of official county maps that have been sized down and bound into one oversized volume measuring 17.5 x 22.5 in. The volume does not include all 254 county maps.
Most records created by Texas state agencies are not copyrighted and may be freely used in any way. State records also include materials received by, not created by, state agencies. Copyright remains with the creator. The researcher is responsible for complying with U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.).
[Short title of Document], [Date: Day-Month-Year]. Box [#], Folder [#], p. [#]. Texas County Maps Volume (LGR.TCM). Archives and Records Program, Texas General Land Office, Austin.
While it is unknown how this volume was acquired by the Texas General Land Office, it is possible that it was donated by the family of or the late Frances Roberta Short Burleson who lived in nearby Smithville. Mrs. Burleson was married to a John T. Burleson who was in the surveying business. http://smithvilletimes.com/2011/09/09/frances-roberta-short-burleson/
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