The records are arranged chronologically.
The Land Commissioner is compelled through various acts of the Texas Legislature to advertise land available for sale or lease to individuals. This collection of Advertisements is governed by the following statutes:
Providing for the Sale of Lands on Mustang Island:
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The records contain advertisements for land available on Mustang Island. Each advertisement explains the application procedures for submitting a bid and list the tracts of land available for purchase.
[Short title of Document], [Date: Day-Month-Year]. Box [#], Folder [#], p. [#]. Advertisements for Public Lands for sale on Mustang Island (AR.152.MUS). Archives and Records Program, Texas General Land Office, Austin.