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Overview

Historical Note

Scope and Contents of the Records

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Royalty Payments for Mineral Leases on Public School Lands, 1933-1934


Texas General Land Office, Archives & Records

A Register of Royalty Payments for Mineral Leases on Public School Lands, 1933-1934



Overview

Creator: Texas. General Land Office. Energy Resources.
Title: Royalty Payments for Mineral Leases on Public School Lands
Inclusive Dates: 1933-1934
Abstract: The Register provides oil and gas (mineral) production information and royalty payments to the State for the years 1933-1934.
Identification: AR.152.RPM
Quantity: 2.1 Linear feet, (1 oversized box)
General Physical Description: Register is in poor condition and is no longer bound. At least four feet of space should be available if item is requested.
Location: File Vault
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Texas General Land Office, Archives & Records

Historical Note

Legislation entitled, "Sale, lease and other handling of Public School Land" enacted in 1931, ( Acts 1931, 42nd R.S.,ch. 271, General Laws of Texas) gave the state the power to collect 1/16 of the value of oil and gas (minerals) produced on leases of Public School Lands for the benefit of the Permanent School Fund. The royalties were to be paid through the Texas General Land Office on a monthly basis for the life of the lease.

Earlier legislation, first enacted in 1913 and further amended in 1917 provided the State with a 1/8 royalty for minerals produced on Public School Land.

Acts 1913, 33rd R.S.,ch. 173, General Laws of Texas

Acts 1917, 35th R.S.,ch. 83, General Laws of Texas

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Scope and Contents of the Records

The Register contains oil and gas production information and royalty payments to the State for the years 1933-1934.

Information provided in spreadsheet format includes:

  1. Location, to the section, including acreage
  2. Month of payment
  3. Lease Number (same as Mineral File)
  4. Amount produced, in barrels or cubic foot
  5. Value of minerals produced
  6. Royalty due to the State
  7. Date Paid
  8. Person or Company who made the payment

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Arrangement

The Register is arranged chronologically by Lease (Mineral File) number.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

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.).

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Index Terms

Mineral lands--Texas.
Mineral leases.
Permanent School Fund (Texas)
Registers (lists)
School lands

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Short title of Document], [Date: Day-Month-Year]. Box [#], Folder [#], p. [#]. Royalty Payments for Mineral Leases on Public School Lands (AR.152.RPM). Archives and Records Program, Texas General Land Office, Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Royalty Payments for Mineral Leases on Public School Lands, 1933-1934

Oversized Box
OS 89 Royalty Payments for Mineral Leases on Public School Lands, 1933-1934

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