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Creator Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Chapman v. King Ranch, Inc. Records, 1831-2004



Descriptive Summary

Creator Chapman v. King Ranch, Inc.
Title Chapman v. King Ranch, Inc.
Dates: 1831-2004
Abstract: Legal documents, attorney files and research materials dating back to 1831 document the Plaintiff's side of the Chapman v. King Ranch Inc. lawsuit from 1995 to 2000.
Identification: 2005-078
Extent 59ft. 7in.
Language Materials are in English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Creator Sketch

In 1995, twenty heirs of William Warren Chapman sued the heirs of Richard King and related associates for ownership and mineral rights to 15,500 acres of the Rincon de Santa Gertrudis land grant, part of the present day King Ranch. The lawsuit originated from a land dispute between William Chapman's widow, Helen Blair Chapman, and Richard King. Richard King and William Warren Chapman (Helen Chapman's husband) each owned one-half interest in the Rincon de Santa Gertrudis in Nueces County, Texas (now Kleberg County, Texas). When Chapman died in 1859, he designated his wife Helen as his beneficiary. In 1879, Helen Chapman sued Richard King for her husband's share of the original Rincon de Santa Gertrudis. Helen Chapman resided in South Carolina at the time of the suit and she died while the case was pending; her executors pursued her case.

In 1883, the courts ruled in Helen Chapman's favor and her attorney, Robert Kleberg, reached an agreement to accept payment for one fourth of the Rincon, half of what Helen Chapman originally sued for. Kleberg also served as attorney for Richard King in other unrelated matters. Over the course of the trial, Kleberg was put on an annual retainer by King and became legal advisor for the ranch. Upon Richard King's death, Kleberg became manager of the King Ranch and married Alice King, Richard's youngest daughter.

The 1995 lawsuit claims that Richard King and Robert Kleberg conspired to rob the Chapman family of their ownership rights to the land. In 1998, the trail court granted summary judgement tot he defense who argued that the plaintiffs had insufficient evidence to prove extrinsic fraud. The Chapman lawyers appealed the decision and the Court of Appeals of Texas in Corpus Christi reversed the summary judgement and opened the trial in 2001. In 2003, the attorneys for the King Ranch petitioned the Texas Supreme Court to review the decision, and the Texas Supreme Court reveres the appeal in favor of the King Ranch. The Chapmen lawyers attempted to reopen the case but were rebuked by the Texas Supreme Court in 2003 and the United States Supreme Court in 2004.

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Scope and Contents

Legal Documents, attorney files, and research materials dating back to 1831 document the Plaintiff's side of the Chapman v. King Ranch, Inc. Lawsuit from 1995 to 2000. Legal Documents include the motion, depositions, orders and appeals filed during the lawsuit. Attorney files contain correspondence, notes and previous court decision used to establish precednet referred to as authorities, used in preparation for the lawsuit. Research materails comprise the bulk of the collection, and are the documents obtained during the discovery phase of the lawsuit. They were used for both research and evidentiary purposes.

The research materials originiate from several disparate sources and archival repositories, including the Chapman family, the Center for American History, which holds the William Warren Chapman Papers and the Edward Caleb Coker Papers, the King Ranch Archives, and the ExxonMobil Corporation. Documents from the Chapman Family are largely photocopies of correspondence between family members, though there are several original documents as well. The ExxonMobil Corporation documents date back to the early twentieth century when ExxonMobil, then Humble Oil and Refining Company, sought oil and mineral rights on King Ranch land and include titles, deeds and land abstacts as well as records of payments to the land owners. Also included are county records from Nueces County such as copies of the first lawsuit between Helen Chapman and Richard King, records of land ownership, titles, deeds, last wills and testaments and probate documents from the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Chapman, Helen, b. 1817
Chapman, William W.--Archives
King, Richard, 1824-1885
Kleberg, Robert Justus, 1803-1888
Subjects
Chapman family
Exxon Mobil Corporation
Humble Oil and Refining Company
King Ranch (Tex.)
Kleberg County (Tex.)
Nueces County (Tex.)
King Ranch, Inc.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Chapman v. King Ranch, Inc. Records, 1931-2004, Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2005-078/1 Correspondence
Accession records from Coker (Edward Caleb) Papers at CFA, 1992-1994
Diskette for Chapman vs. King Petition, undated
The News from Brownsville: Tales of Frontier Life
The News from Brownsville: Tales from Frontier Life, Jan Humphrey's edited version of Coker's Helen Chapman original manuscript, pg 1-155
Sara C. Work on Eds' original manuscript
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2005-078/2 Chapman Estate (Plaintiffs)
Correspondence (Filing Letters), 1995-2001
Chapman Estate (Defendants)
Correspondence (Filing Letters), 1995-2001
Chapman Estate
Correspondence
Family Members, 1995-1997
William Dorsaneo, 1996
Phillip Hall, 1996
Pat Kelly, 1996
Lillian Hutchinson, 1996-2000
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2005-078/3 Payment history by check date
Payments for King Ranch, K-Z 1988
Payments for King Ranch, A-C 1989
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2005-078/4 Chapman Estate
Settlement folder, 1996-2001
OSI, 2001
Correspondence (Incomming), 1995-1997
Correspondence (Outgoing), 1995-2002
Correspondence (Volume 5), 1998-2002
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2005-078/5 Documents from ExxonMobil Corporation regarding oil and mineral interests in King Ranch
Exhibit A: Division Order Property Description
Exhibit B: Division of Interest
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2005-078/6 Payment history by check date
Payment for King Ranch S-Z, 1989
Payments for King Ranch, A-K 1990
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2005-078/7 Documents from King Ranch Archives (pages 001-1974
Public Relations, Souvenir Edition, King Ranch History 1996
Stewards of a Vision (A History of King Ranch) by Jay Nixon, 1996
Helen Chapman (probate) (Nueces) 169/222, 1882, 1995
Helen B. Chapman (probate) (South Carolina) 223/260, 1881-1882
Stewards of a Vision (A Story of King Ranch) manuscripts, 1986
"The Stewards of a Vision (A Story of King Ranch) manuscripts n.d.
Public relations, Publications, Souvenir Edition, King Ranch History 1988 revision, 1988-1991
Journal No. 3, King Ranch and Company, 1981-1970
Ledger, 1868-1869
Rancho San Gertrudis Account Book, 1854
Ledgers, 1857-1879
History, Book contract, Lea, Tom, In the Crucible of the Sun, 1972-1973
General correspondence, Lea, Tom, 1962 - 1990
General correspondence, McCombs, Holland, 1654
Articles of agreement and settlement between Richard King and Miflin Kenedy, 1868
Power of attorney, Richard King to Mifflin Kenedy, 1861
Articles of co-partnership, Richard King and Company, undated
Claims against Mexico, 1878-1880
Estate of Richard King, inventory and appraisement, 1885
Kenedy, Mifflin, 1879-1881
Financial ledger sheets, 1884-1885
Litigation, Rincon de Santa Gertrudis,
Letter to Captain Richard King from Hamilton P. Bee, 1858
Letter to Hamilton P. Bee from Mr. Howeltt, 1858
Letter to Captain King to Hamilton P. Bee, February 24, [18??]
Letter to Captain King from Hamilton P. Bee, 1857
Lovenskiod, Corpus Christi, 1860
Letter to Captain Richard King from Lovenskoid, 1859
Legal documents, 1879-1881
Estate of H. M. King, 1925
General correspondence, Hertzog, Carl, 1962-1977
Letter to Ms. N.M. King from F.E. Macma, 1886
Kenedy, Mifflin, 1876-1886
Kleberg, Robert J. (Sr.), 1886
Estate: Richard King, 1885, 1936-1939
General correspondence Ashton, John (Dr.), 1933-1948
General correspondence, Ashton, John (Dr.), 1949-1953
Correspondence, 1949-1953
Kleberg, Robert J. (Sr.), correspondence file, Brayton, Ellery, 1901-1903
Kleberg Robert H. (Sr.), correspondence, Brayton, Helen C., 1901
Rincon de Santa Gertrudis (Juan Mendiola)
Rincon de Santa Gertrudis (Juan Mendiola)
Letter from Powers and Wells to Captain Richard King, 1880
Letter from Powers and Wells to Captain Richard King, 1879
Estate records, Gideon K. Lewis, 1856
Letter from John Edmondson to Captain Richard R. King, May 30, [18??]
Stillman, James, 1853-1855, 1883
Case papers #1279
Case papers #580
King Ranch Historical Collection, Vault files, deeds mortgages, released patents
Miscellaneous papers, 1878 survey, correspondence, Kleberg-Brayton
King Ranch Historical Collection, Vault files, survey and abstract Rancho Santa Gertrudis, 1878
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2005-078/8 Documents form ExxonMobil Corporation regarding oil and mineral interests in King Ranch
Exhibit A Divison Order Property Description
Division of interest system, royalty relations, ownership transfer report
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2005-078/9 Chapman discovery exhibits
Discovery exhibit list, 1997
Color plates from The Art of Tom Lea, undated
Correspondence, citations, newsclippings, 1992-1993
The Book of All Christendom, Tom Lea, Carl Hertzog and the Making of the King Ranch by Bruce Cheeseman, 1992
Correspondence, 1831, 1856-1867, 1904, 1990
The News from Brownsville Epilogue, 1989-1991
Coker correspondence, 1898-1993
Legal documents, correspondence, invitation, 1992-1996
Legal documents and correspondence, 1974, 1991-1996
Listings of items pertaining to current operations, [ca. 1996]
Inducies of King Ranch Archives, [ca. 1996]
Newsclippings, 1992
Kennedy Ranch Archives, Kenedy Collection, [ca. 1996]
Defendants King Ranch, Inc. and King Ranch Oil and Gas, Inc.'s Motion for summary judgement, 1997
Motion to transfer venue hearing notebook, 1997
Order granting new trial, 1997
Motion to transfer venue hearing notebook, 1997
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2005-078/10 W.B. Collins v. Richard King (1264), 1889-1874
Richard King. v. James Moore (1298), 1879
Domino Rotge v. Richard King (1391) [empty folder]
Domino Rotge v. Richard King (1547), 1886
Abstracts of title, [empty folder]
Various maps - Rincon de Santa Gertrudis [empty folder]
Mendiola to Richard King/King to Lewis (deed), 1853
Gideon Lewis Estate to Richard King and William Chapman (deed), 1904
King-Chapman to Lewis Estate (Promissory Note), 1904
Richard and Henrietta King and William W. Chapman, 1/2 interest (deed) [empty folder],
Richard King to William W. Chapman, 1/2 interest deed, 1856
Richard King to James Walworth (deed) [empty folder]
Richard and Henrietta King to Mifflin Kenedy and Richard King (deed), [empty folder]
State of Texas to heirs of Juan Mendiola (patent), 1870
Helen Chapman to John Ranking and Rankin to Brayton (mortgage), 1879
Ranking to Brayton to William S. Rankin (deed), [1889?]
Helen Chapman (thru Rankin) to Frank and Weil (lease), 1885
John Ranking to William B. Chapman (deed) [empty folder]
Joseph Fitzsimmons to Tillie H. Ranking (deed) [empty folder]
San Antonio and Aransas Pass Town Site Company to John Rankin (deed) [empty folder]
Rankin to Rission, Henry and Stayton (release of vendor lien) [empty folder]
Robert J. Kleberg to Henrietta King (special warranty deed) [empty folder]
John and Stellla Kenedy (various deeds) [empty folder]
Henrietta M. King and Charles exchange "Palo Alto" (deed), 1899
Kleberg, Town and Improvement Company to P.M. Johnston (deed), 1904
Henrietta M. King to executors to Humble Oil (lease), 1933
Henrietta King to Estate to King Ranch (partition deed) [empty folder]
King Ranch to shareholders, mineral interest (deed), 1970
King Ranch to shareholders, mineral interests (deed), 1977
Stewards of a Vision: (A History of King Ranch) by Jan Nixon [empty folder]
Draft from The News from Brownsville by Caleb Coker [empty folder],
The News from Brownsville by Caleb Coker [empty folder]
The King Ranch by Tom Lea (Volume 1 and 2) [empty folder],
Correspondence from Ed Coker to Texas State Historical Association [empty folder]
Correspondence from Ed Coker, III from Texas State Historical Association and Others [empty folder]
Miscellaneous newspaper articles [empty folder]
Account book and ledger of William W. Chapman [empty folder]
Letters from Lackey Stayton and Kleberg to Ellery Brayton [empty folder]
Information on John Stayton Texas Supreme Court: An Index/Selected Scrs. on Court and Members, etc. [empty folder],
Henrietta M. King to Alice Kleberg, [empty folder]
Alice Kleberg to King Ranch (deed), [empty folder]
King Ranch to Patch (deed), 1956
Richard King and Miflin Kenedy (indenture), 1867
Liquidation of Richard King and Company, Richard King and Mifflin Kennedy, 1870
Robert Kleberg (probate), 1920
Robert Kleberg (inventory - probate) [empty folder]
Alice G. K. Kleberg Last Will/Inventory (probate) [empty folder]
Mendiolas, Vela to Richard King and Kin to Lewis (deed), 1853
Henrietta King, Will/Application/Order (probate), 1925
Henrietta King (probate) [empty folder]
Richard and Henrietta King to William W. Chapman (deed), 1857
Alice G. Kleberg to King Ranch (deed) [empty folder]
Henrietta King to R. King (transfer of mineral rights) [empty folder]
Marion Porter (probate) [empty folder]
Robert Kleberg Sr/Robert Kleberg Jr. (power of attorney)
Henrietta King to Robert Kleberg (power of attorney) [empty folder]
Robert Kleberg, Jr. (probate), [empty folder]
Mamie S. Kleberg (probate) [empty folder]
Helen C. Kleberg (probate) [empty folder]
Richard King Asignee/Heris/Juan Mendiola v. State of Texas (court records), 1868
Helen Chapman/WilliamChapman (power of attorney), 1874
Robert J. Kleberg (probate) [empty folder]
Probate Minutes./Probate docket, estate Gideon Lewis (court records), 1874
The Book of All Christendom [empty folder]
Thomas W. Philibert (probate), 1969
Mildred W. Philibert (probate), 1972, 1989
Richard King Assignee/Heirs v. State of Texas (court records) [empty folder]
William W. Chapman (probate) [empty folder]
Contract between Willaim W. Chapman/James Bryden [empty folder]
Ed Coker copyright for The News from Brownsville [empty folder]
Map of Santa Gertrudis estate [empty folder]
Certified merger, plan of merger, Exxon Corporation, 1973
Amendment of oil, gas, and mineral leases, Humble Oil and Refinery Company [empty folder]
Richard King (probate), 1885
Conveyance from J. Walworth to King and Kenedy [empty folder]
Henrietta M. King to Kleberg Town and Improvement (deed), 1938
Henrietta M. King to Kleberg Town and Improvement (agreement), 1904
Henrietta M. King to Kleberg Town and Improvement Company (release of restrictions) , 1943
Richard King and William Chapman to Gideon Lewis, Admis. (mortgage) [empty folder]
Final judgement in cause no. 1279, 1883
Letter from William B. Chapman to Ellery Brayton, [Original Document] May 21, 1883
Letter from William B. Chapman to Ellery Brayton, [Original Document] April 24, 1871
Letter from William W. Chapman to T.S. Jesup, [Original Document] March 22, 1956
Letter from John Rankin to Jessie Rankin, [Original Document] March 19, 1885
Letter from John Rankin to Ellery Brayton, [Original Document] November 8, 1883
Letter from William B. Chapman to Ellery M. Brayton
[Original Document] August 18, 1882
[Original Document] August 26, 1887
[Original Document] October 10, 1887
[Original Document] October 11, 1887
[Original Document] October 2, 1889
Letter from William B. Chapman to Helen Chapman, [Original Document] May 17, 1871
Letter from Ellery Brayton to Edward C. Furman, [Original Document] June 30, 1895
Letter from Ann Dunn to Ed Coker, [Original Document] May 1, 1991
Letter from M. Jarvis to William W. Chapman, Anne Dune shoebox, [Original Document] May 12, 1859
Leter from Helen Chapman to her brother, Anne Dunn shoebox, [Original Document] May 25, 2861
Deposition by written questions, Hortencia garcia (deputy clerk, probate section, Nueces County), [empty folder]
Deposition by written questions, Phyllis Redding (deputy district clerk, Nueces County) [empty folder]
Kleberg German letters (Chapman), 1880-1881, 1995
Railroad deeds (Chapman), 1942-1952, 1968
Houghton Library (Chapman), 1856-1862, 1996
Letters, 1858-1888, 1900-1912
Renumbered documents, 1866-1867, 1990-1995
A.B. Bacon to T.S. Baron, November 15, 1858
Cletus Kaup to Patrick L. Hubert, January 6, 1986
Trustee of Katherine G. Harriosn, Trust to Katherine G. Harriosn, January 7, 1992
Robert R. Shelton, 1986
Andrew Jitkoff, 1985
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2005-078/11 Copy of article "Letters from the Edge", 1992
The News from Brownsville (epilogue) draft, December 29, 1989 1989
The News from Brownsville (epilogue) draft September 14, 1990 1990
Letter from Coker to Cheeseman, 1990
The News from Brownsville (Epilogue) Draft June 24, 1991 version 1991
Plaintiff first amended abstract of title instrument, 1996
Letter from N. Jarvis to William W. Chapman, Anne Dunn shoebox May 25, 1861
Letter from Helen Chapman to her brother, Anne Dunn shoebox, May 25, 1861
Letter to relavtives from Caleb Coker, August 24, 1992
Copy of invitation to Caleb Coker, undated
Deposition by written questions, Hortencia Garcia (deputy clerk probate section Nueces County Court) 1996
Depositon by written questions, Phyllis Redding (deputy district clerk, Nueces County), 1996
Affidavit of Ron George (exhibit mot/quash/depo/ &protect oder of Ron George, exhibit 1) 1996
Two articles re: funeral of William W. Chapman, 1940
Depostion by written questions, designated representatives of the Texas State Historical Association, 1996
"Windfall or Swindle, You be the Judge", prepared by Alonzo Martinez, undated
Deposition by written questions, Hortenica Garcia (deputy clerk probate section, Nueces County Court), 1996
Depostion by written questions, Phyllis Redding (deputy district clerk, Nueces County), 1996
Letter from William W. Chapman to William B. Chapman, September 19, 1857
Deposition by written questions, Phyllis Redding and Hortencia Garcia, clerks, probate documents, 1995-1996
Givens, Hopkins Papers 1860-1887, 1996
Evidence of standing, 1860, 1882-1883, 1904, 192-1933, 1944, 1959-1970, 1995, undated
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2005-078/12 Chapman work papers, 1874, 1986, 1995-1997, undated
Extra copies of legal documents of Chapman v. King Ranch, Inc., 1995-1996
Chapman #7730 (transcripts) [empty folder]
Depositions
William Chapman, 1996
Edward C. Coker, June 6, 1996
Exhibits H - Z to Plaintiffs response, defendant's motion, summary judgement, 1996
Plaintiff's first amended abstract of title instruments, together with exhibits 46 thorugh 55 referred to therein, 1996
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2005-078/13 Respondent's third motion for extension of time requesting 2-day extensions to file respondents' brief on the merits, 2002
Work papers, 2001
Chapman motions, 2001
Chapman, Court of Appeals, petition for writ on mandamus, December 14, 2001
Chapman, Supreme Court, petition for writ of mandamus, December 16, 2001
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2005-078/14 Exhibits: Copies of plaintiffs' response to defendants' motion for summary judgement and plaintiffs' summary judgement evidence thereto.
Exhibit "A" Deposition by written questions of Phyllis Redding, Custodian of Records, 1996
Exhibit "B" Deposition by written questions of Hortencia Garcia, custodian of records, 1996
Exhibit "C" Affidavit of Lillian Hutchinson, 1996
Exhibit "D" Notice of deposition of Bruce Cheeseman, 1996
Exhibit "E" Depositon of Lisa Neely, 1996
Exhibit "F" Deposition of Bruce Cheeseman, 1996
Exhibit "G" Depostion of Tom Lea, Author of the King Ranch, 1996
Exhibit "H" Depositon of Ron George, 1996
Exhibit "I" A letter from Robert Kleberg to his parents, July 24, 1881
Exhibit "J" A letter from Jim Wells to Richard King, November 3, 1880
Exhibit "K" The affidavit of Charlotte P. Yoechem: plaintiffs response to motion for summary judgement
Exhibit "L" Certain documents produced by King Ranch, attested to in deposition of Lisa Neely [empty]
Exhibit "M" The affidavit of Ed Coker, 1996
Exhibit "N" The affidavit of Ada Chapman, 1996
Exhibit "O" The affidavit of Everett Dillmann, Ph.D., value of Kin Ranch in April 1883, 1996
Exhibit "P" The affidavit of Everett Dillman, Ph.D., value of $5000 retainer, 1996
Exhibit "Q" Portions of the deposition of Edwarrd Coker, 1996
Exhibit "R" Various pleadings, Robert Kleberg appearing as attorney for Richard King, 4887-1999
Exhibit "S" The affidavit of Anne Dunn, 1996
Exhibit "T" The affidavit of Ed Coker, 1996
Exhibit "U" Transcript of hearing on plaintiffs' motion for continuance of hearing for summary judgement,
Exhibit "V" The affidavit of Charlotte P. Yochem, 1996
Exhibit "W" The affidavit of Charlortte P. Yochem, 1996
Exhibit "X" The affidavit of Charlotte P. Yoechem, 1996
Exhibit "Y" The affidavit of Charlotte P. Yoechem, 1996
Exhibit "Z" The affidavit of Charlotte P. Yoechem, attached excepts, 1996
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2005-078/15 Photocopies of Anne Dunn's letters written by William Chapman, 1834-1837, 1852-1859
Judgment from Court of Appeals, Thirteenth Judicial District, 1999
The Letters and Correspondence of William Helen and Helen Blair Chapman for the years 1853, 1860s, and Helen Chapman's diaries fro 1862, 1864-67, 1869, Transcribed and complied by Caleb Coker, 1993
The Letters and Correspondence of William Warren and Helen Blair Chapman for the years 1853, 1860s, and Helen Chapman diaries for 1862, 1864-67, and 1869, Transcribed and compiled by Caleb Coker, 1993
The News from Brownsville drafts, 1990-1991, 1996
Chapman family correspondence [original documents]
1856-1863, 1876, 1995
1865-1881
1865-1875
1875-1880, undated
1865-1889
1867-1871
The Chapman Letters for 1846 and 1847 copyright, Caleb Coker, 1993
The Letters and Correspondence of Helen Blair Chapman and her son, William Blair Chapman for the years 1861 and 1862, 1994
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2005-078/16 Correspondence, Frank Nesbitt, 1995-1997
Chapman authorities, 1996
Respondents' motion for rehearing, 2003
Appeal
Volume 5, 2002-2003
Volume 6, 2003
Petition for writ of certiorari, 2004
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2005-078/29 Richard King versus James Moore (1298), 1879
Domingo Rotge versus Richard King (1391), 1871 - 1888
Jose Sobrinos versus Chamberlain, King, Greer (1396), 1882-1888
Domingo Rotge versus Richard King (1547), 1886
Hamilton Bee versus Richard King (640-1/2), 1867
Abstracts of title, 1834, 1853-1868, 1880-1885, 1904
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2005-078/1 Various maps, "Rincon de Santa Gertrudis", 1852, 1901-1906, undated
Mendiola to Richard King/King to Lewis (deed), 1853
Gideon Lewis Estate to Richard King & William Warren Chapman (deed), 1856
King-Chapman to Lewis Estate (promissory note), 1858
Richard and Henrietta King to William Warren Chapman 1/2 interest (deed), 1846
Richard King and wife to William Warren Chapman, 1/2 interest (deed), 1836, 1856-1857
King-Chapman to Lewis Estate (promissory note), 1856
Richard King to James Walworth (note), 1858
Richard and Henrietta King to Mifflin Kennedy and Ricahrd King (deed), 1867
State of Texas to Heris of Juan Mendiola (patent), 1868
Helen Chapman to John Ranking to Brayton (mortgage), 1879, 1883-1889
Helen Chapman (thru Rankin) to Frank and Weil (lease), 1885
John Rankin to William B. Chapman (deed), 1889
Joseph Fitzsimmons to Tillie H. Rankin (deed), 1889
San Antonio and Aransas Pass Town Site Company to John Rankin (deed), 1889
Rankin to Rission, Henry and Stayton (release of vendor lien), 1891
Robert J. Kleberg to Henrietta M. King (special warranty deed), 1894
John and Stella Kenedy to Mifflin Kenedy (various deeds), 1894-1895
Samuel Rankin to Robert J. Kleberg (deed), 1899
Henrietta M. King to Charles Weil exchange "Palo Alto" (deed), 1899
Henritetta King to Kleberg, Town and Improvement Company (deed), 1904
Kleberg, Town and Improvement Company to P.M. Johnston (deed), 1904
Henrietta King Executors to Humble Oil (lease), 1933
Henrietta King Estate to King Ranch (partition deed), 1935
King Ranch to shareholders, mineral interest 7/1/70 (deed), 1970
King Ranch to shareholders, mineral interest 12/31/77 (deed), 1977
Stewards of a Vision: A History of King Ranchby Jay Nixon, 1986
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2005-078/21 Draft of The News from Brownsville by Caleb Coker undated
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2005-078/31 The News from Brownsville by Caleb Coker [empty folder]
The King Ranch by Tom Lea (Volume 1 and 2), [empty folder]
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2005-078/26 Correspondence from Ed Coker to Texas State Historical Association, 1988-1993
Correspondence to Ed Coker, III from Texas State Historical Association and others, 1988-1993
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2005-078/18 Orders
Volume 1, 1995-1997
Volume 2, 1998-2001
Motions (defendants)
Volume 3, 2001
Volume 4, 2001
Volume 5, 2001
Volume 6, 2001-2002
Motions (plaintiffs)
Volume 1, 1995-1996
Volume 2, 1997-2001
Volume 3, 2001
Motion for a seperate trial, 1997
Damage exhibits, 1995
Investigation, 1883, 1992-2002, undated
Witnesses
Bruce Cheeseman, 1883, 1986-1996, undated
Tom Lea, 1996, undated
Evidence, 1980-1991, 1995-1996
Liability exhibits,
1944, 1961, 1979-2000, undated
1997-2002
Consulting expert, Lynne Perez, 1995
Expert, Armando Alonzo, 1996-1998
Expet, Everetet Dillmann, 1996-1998
Consulting expert, Len Hoskings, undated
Expert, Lillian Hutchinson, 1996-1997
Consultant, Pat Kelly, 1847-1855
Consulting expert, Maragert Rose, 1876-1881, 1995-1996
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2005-078/19 Attorney notes
Volume 4, 1996-1997
Volume 5, 1997
Matters for Limine, 1996
Attorney notes
Volume 6, 1997-2002
Paralegal notes, 1995-1998, undated
Control, 1995-2002
Authorities
Volume 2, 1995
1995-1996
Volume 1, 1995
December 17, 2001
Volume 3, 1995-1996
Volume 4, 1996
Volume 5, 1996
Volume 6, 1997
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2005-078/20 Payment history by check date
Payments for King Ranch 1990, K-Y
Payments for King Ranch 1991, A-C
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2005-078/21 Esward Caleb Coker's bibliography, research materials, and notes, 1831, 1846-1858, 1873-1893, 1917-1920, 1931-1991, undated
King Ranch production folder, 1996
Indovidual defendants production folder (Newton), 1996
Exxon production folder, 1996
Document labels (undated),
Gideon K. Lewis (probate), 1855-1858, undated
William Warren Chapman Chapman (probate), 1859-, 1886-1887, 1911-1914
William Warren Chapman (guardianship), 1899-1903
Helen C. Brayton (probate), 1907
Ellery M. Brayton (probate), 1907
Robert J. Kleberg (codicil/last will and testament), 1895, 1920, 1932
Helen B. Freeman (probate), 1940-1946
Marion B. Porter (probate), 1950-1956
Marion F. Porter (probate), 1956-1959
Jessie C. Furman (probate), 1955-1960
William W. Chapman, Jr. (probate), 1982-1986
Elinor C. Emrick (probate), 1964, 1987
Benjamin W. Porter (probate), 1983
Helen C. Chapman versus Richard King (1279), 1879-1883
Richard King versus James Bryden (1193), 1874-1878
Richard King versus Janey Bryden (1206), 1877
Norman B. Collins versus Richard King (1246), 1877-1885
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2005-078/22 Bounded transcriptions of plaintiff's motion to extend time, June 30, 1995
Chapman research materials, 1858-1860, 1879-1886, 1992-1996, undated
Videotaped oral deposition of Ed Coker, 2001
Deposition of Ron George, 1996
Deposition of Bruce Cheeseman, 1996
Deposition of Lisa Neely, 1996
Deposition of Anne Dunn, 1996
Deposition of Tom Lea, 1996
KT&I listing, 1995
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2005-078/23 Documents pertaining to Humble Oil and Refining Company's, now ExxonMobil Corporation, interest in oil drilling and mineral recovery rights on the King Ranch. Includeds contracts, oil and mineral lease agreements, probate, deed of trust, land abstracts. (pages 78201-80608), 1875-1884, 1903-1904, 1919-1990
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2005-078/14 Account bok and ledger of William W. Chapman, 1856
Letters from Lackey, Stayton, Kleberg to Ellery Brayton, 1882-1884, 1903
Newspaper articles, 1847-1852
Information on John Stayton, An Index of Selected Sources on the Court and its Members, 1836-1891, 1885
Letter from Alexander Reed to McIver Furman, M.D., June 3, 1974
Henrietta M. King to Alice Gertrudis Kleberg, October 28, 1819
King Ranch to Patch (oil, gas, mineral deed), June 1, 1956
Richard King and Mifflin Kenedy (indenture), November 5, 1867
Liquidation of Richard King and Company and Mifflin Kenedy, February 26, 1870
Robert Kleberg, las will and codicil: application for probate, 1895, 1932
Robert Kleberg, inventory (probate), 1933
Alice G. Kleberg application/order for probate (probate), 1944
Alice G. K. Kleberg last will/inventory (probate), 1947
Mendiolas Vela to Richard King and King to Lewis (deed), 1853
Henrietta King will/application/order (probate), 1925
Henrietta King will/inventory/appraisement (probate), 1925-1926
Richard and Henrietta King to William W. Chapman (deed), April 25, 1856
Alice G. Kleberg to King Ranch (deed), December 14, 1934
Henrietta King and Richard King (transfer of mineral rights), March 1, 1919
Marion Porter (probate), 1960, 1995
Robert Kleberg, Sr. to Robert Kleberg, Jr., (power of attorney), May 27, 1926
Henrietta King to Robert Kleberg (power of attorney), May 27, 1926
Richard Kleberg, Jr., (porbate), June 13, 1966
Mamie S. Kleberg, last will and testament (probate), May 25, 1970
Helen C. Kleberg will/appraisement/order (probate), September 27, 1956
Richard King asignee/heirs of Juan Mendiola versus State of Texas No. 580 (court records), 1860-1868
Helen Chapman to William B. Chapman (power of attorney), July 1, 1871
Robert J. Kleberg Jr., codicil/will (probate), February 25, 1967
Probate minutes from probate docket, estate of Gideon Lewis (court records), 1873-1874
The Book of Christendom by Bruce Cheeseman and Al Lowmann, [empty folder]
Thomas W. Philibert application/inventory/order (probate), 1967-1969
Mildred W. Philibert will/application/order (probate), 1972-1989
Richard King asignee/heirs versus State of Texas No. 580 (court records), 1868
William W. Chapman last will and testament (probate), 1972-1989
Contract between William W. Chapman and James Bryden, 1856
Ed Coker copyright for The News from Brownsville, September 8, 1992
Amendment of oil, gas and mineral leases, Humble Oil and Refinery Company, 1980
Map of Santa Gertrudis estate, 1871
Certifiied merger plan of merger, Exxon Corporation, 1972-1973
Alice G. Kleberg to King Ranch (deed), December 14, 1934
Alice G. Klebeg to King Ranch (deed), December 14, 1934
Richard King (probate), 1858
Conveyance from James Walworth to King and Kenedy, 1866-1867, 1996
Henrietta M. King to Kleberg Town and Improvement Company (release of restrictions),, 1933
Henrietta M. King to Kleberg Town and Improvement Company (deed), 1933
Henrietta M. King to Kleberg Town and Improvement Company, (agreement), 1939
Richard King to William W. Chapman to Gideon Lewis, administrator (mortgage), 1867
Chapman family tree, undated
Final judgement in cause no. 1279, 1883
Letter from William B. Chapman to Ellery Brayton, May 21, 1883
Letter from William B. Chapman to Helen Chapman, April 24, 1871
Letter from William W. Chapman to T.S. Jesup, March 22, 1856
Letter from John Rankin to Jessie Rankin. March 19, 1885
Letter from John Ranking to Ellery Brayton, November 8, 1883
Letter from William B. Chapman to Ellery Brayton
August 18, 1882
August 26, 1887
October 10, 1887
October 11, 1889
October 2, 1889
Letter from William B. Chapman to Helen Chapman, May 16, 1871
Letter from Ellery Brayton to Edward C. Furman, June 30, 1980
Letter from Anne Dunn to Ed, May 1, 1991
Plaintiff's abstract of title instruments (docs ev'd), 1996
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2005-078/25 Correspondence, Ed Coker
Volume 1, December 7, 1994 - October 24, 1995
Volume 2, November 2, 1995 - June 10, 1996
Volume 3, 1996-1998
Volume 4, 1998-2001
Work Papers
Volume 1, 1995, undated
Volume 2, 1995-1996, undated
Volume 3, 1996, undated
Volume 4, 1996, undated
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2005-078/26 Documents from ExxonMobil Corporation regarding oin and mineral interests in King Ranch,
Exhibit A, Division order property description
Exhibit B, Division of interest
Chapman #7730, Motion to disqualify, November 30, 2001
Videotaped depostion of Bruce Cheeseman, May 16, 1996
Videotaped deposition of Tom Lea, April 10, 1996
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2005-078/28 Documents from King Ranch (pages 8675 to 9765)
History, Holland, McCombs, 1948-1953
King Ranch History, undated
History, Holland McCombs, 1954-1957
History, notes. volume I, 1954, undated
Correspondence, 1977, 1990-1993
Bruce Cheeseman resume, undated
King Ranch archives materials, correspondence, sign-in sheets, ledgers, 1996, undated
Historical collection, land records, undated
King Ranch family list, file list: U.S. subject, U.S. general correspondence, foreign subject, foreign geographic, 1996, undated
King Ranch Archives. Kenedy Collection, undated
Documents for King Ranch (pages 0001 to 261)
Correspondence, land abstracts, contracts, legal documents, 1835, 1853-1904, 1915
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2005-078/29 Documents from King Ranch (pages 6687 to 8674)
History, Books King Ranch (The)
Proofs and drafts, technical developments, 1952-1955
Research, various sources, 1951-1953, undated
Proofs and drafts, wildlife, 1955
Publishers
Harvest Brothers, 1955-1956
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1956
McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1952-1956
University of Texas Press, 1956
Wells, Robert C., 1952-1957
Research report, 1952-1953
Contract, Lea McCombs, Hertzog, 1951-1988, undated
General, 1955-1960
Appendices and notes, 1953, undated
Index, appendix, notes, undated
Carl Hertzog
1951-1955
1956-1958
Lea, Tom, 1950-1957
Fugte, Francis L.
1954-1956
1957-1959
Life Magazine, 1957
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2005-078/30 Documents form King Ranch (pages 4426 to 6686)
King Ranch Book, research chapter XiV, undated
The King Ranch, volume II, undated
King Ranch Book, research chapter XV, undated
Hustory books, King Ranch (The)
Notes, volume II, 1953-1955
Proofs and drafts
Breeding techniques, undated
Expansion outside Texas, 1955-1956
Grasses and brush cleaning, 1955-1956
Mineral experiments, 1954-1955
Quarter and thoroughbred horses, 1966, undated
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2005-078/31 1966, undated
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2005-078/32 Original affidavit of Edward Coker, 2001
Motion to disqualify and to restrict access to work product of disqualified counsel, 2001
Alexander, Caroline R., 1996
Alexander, Claire L., 1996
Alexander, Helen C., 1996
Alexander Jr., John D., 1996
Armstrong, Charles M., 1996
Armstrong, John B., 1996
Armstrong, Stewart L., 1996
Armstrong, Tobin, 1996
Auchinclass, Catherine, 1996
Austin, K.B., 1996
Bailey, Oliveanne, M.L., 1996
Campbell, Dudley, 1996
Carrington, Alice C., 1996
Capt, Carder, 1996
Clark, William. 1996
Clement, Ida Louise Larkin, 1996
Clement, Jr., James H., 1996
Clement, Leslie Larking, 1996
Clement II, Martin W., 1996
Corpus Christi National Bank Trustee, 1996
Cutler, Louise L., 1996
Denman, Gilbert, M., Jr., 1996
Denman, Leroy, 1996
Dickson, Alan T., 1996
Dobson, Jean L., 1996
Einland, William C., 1996
Epsy, Benjamin, 1996
Epsy, Thomans K., 1996
Fiduciary Trust Company International, 1996
First Midland National Bank (Trustee/James L. Yardborough), 1996
Gaston, Raymond F., 1996
George, Henrietta A., 1996
Groves, Helen K., 1996
Hager, Cecilia, 1996
Hall, Corbett D., 1996
Hamilton, Emory A., 1996
Hamilton Jr., Frederic, 1996
Hartline, Edward III, 1996
Higginson, James L., 19961996
Hildebrand, Henrietta Pruyn Clement, 1996
Johnson, Belton K., 1996
King, Alfred, 1996
King, Kathryn Marie, 1996
King, James Harrison, 1996
King, Richard III 1996
King, Richard IV, 1996
Kleberg Foundation, Robert J. Jr. and Helen Kleberg, 1996
Kleberg, Mary Lewis, 1996
Kleberg III, Richard M., 1996
Kleberg IV, Richard M., 1996
Kleberg, Sally S., 1996
Kleberg, Scott M., 1996
Kleberg, Stephen J., 1996
Krakauer, Deborah. H., 1996
Langton, John A. III, 1996
Larkin, Peter A., Jr., 1996
Lucke, Alan F., 1996
Matz, Dorothy A., 1996
Meyer, Alice Kleberg, 1996
Missouri Pacific Railroad Company, 1996
M-Trust Corporatopn, 1996
NationsBank of Texas, N.A., 1996
Nowest Bank TX, South Central, 1996
O'Brien, Donal C. Jr., 1996
O'Neal, Dorothy (Estate/J. Rogers Rainey, Jr.), 1996
Patridge, Julia A., 1996
Patch, Alexander, M., 1996
Patch, Cheri, 1996
Patch, Richard K., Jr., 1996 1996
Patch, Robert, 1996
Patch, William Ashbrook, 1996
Phipps, Ogden, 1996
Rainey, Kathleen L., 1996
Reynolds, Richard W., 1996
Ricahrd, Patricia Hall, 1996
Shelton, Deborah D., 1996
Shelton Ranch Corporation, 1996
Shelton Ranches, Inc., 1996
Simpson, 1996
Steen, Ida Louise Clement, 1996
Storie, Mary Fearey, 1996
Sugden, Susan Mark, 1996
Vaughan Ben F., 1996
Victoria Bank and Trust Trustee, 1996
Victoria Bankshares, Inc., Trustee 1996
Weaver, William R., M.D., 1996
Welch, Thomas E., 1996
Yarborough, James L., 1996
Yarborough, Linda Berkeley, 1996 1996
Yarborough, William B. Jr., 1996
Yarborough, W.B., 1996
Zoch, F. Peter III, 1996
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2005-078/33 Payment history by check date
Payments for King Ranch, R-V, 1994
Payments for King Ranch, A-R, 1995
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2005-078/34 Payment history by check date
Payments for King Ranch, C-S, 1989
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2005-078/35 Work papers
Discovery responses, volume II, 1996-1997, undated
Volume 4 - 11, 1995-1996, undated
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2005-078/36 Correspondence, 2004-2005
Work papers
Plaintiffs' sixth amended petition, plaintiffs' response and brief in opposition to defendants' motion for summary judgement and plaintiffs' motion for summary judgement, affidavit of Ed Coker, 1996
Volume 12 - 13, 1996-1997
Documents to plaintiffs from King Ranch, 1997
Volume 14 - 17, 1996-1997
Correspondence and legal documents, 2001
Volume 18 - 19, 1997-2001
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2005-078/37 Timeline of occurances relevant to the lawsuit, undated
Excerpt from River of Lost Dreams 1986
Transcribed pleadings from original Chapman v. King, Cause #1279, 1879
Transcribed correspondence from original Chapman v. King, cause #1279, 1882-1883
Abstract of title of Kleberg Town and Improvement Company to Rincon de Stanta Gertrudis, 1834, 1853-1856, 1968, 1880-1885, 1904
Letter from Ed Coker to Bruce Cheeseman, October 12, 1990
Transcriptions of letters from "The Charles Stillman Collection:, 1856-1863
Newspaper article "Letters from the Edge", 1995
Newspaper article "A Frontier Woman's Wise, Dignified Letters", 1992
Transcription of the Estate of Gideon Lewis, 1855-1858
Transcriptions of letters to Chapman, re: military career, 1856
Transcription of letters fo William W. Chapman to Helen Chapman, 1859
Transcriptions of page from Helen Chapman's diary, 1867
Transcription of letter from Willie Chapman to Helen Chapman, 1859
Correspondence, 1876-1880
Transcription of letter from John Stayton to Willie Chapman, October 10, 1881
Transcription of letter from Willie Chapman to Ellery Brayton, May 21, 1883
Transcription of letters from William B. Chapman to Helen Chapman, 1871
Transcription of letter from Ellery Brayton to Edward C. Furman, June 30, 1890
Transcription of letter from William B. Chapam to Ellery M. Brayton, August 18, 1882
Transcription of letter from William B. Chapman to Ellery M. Brayton
August 26, 1887
October 10, 1887
October 11, 1887
October 2, 1889
Correspondence, 1882-1889
Letter from William W. Chapman to "Mother", [original document], December 14, 1855
Letter from William W. Chapman to "Ella",
December 6, 1855
December 5, 1855
Perfectly Exhausted with Pleasure: The 881 King-Kenedy Excursion train to Laredo; with 13 illustrations of people & places that shaped events, and contemporary accounts of the trip by Bruce Cheeseman, 1992-1996
Cary D. Gary Grant, 1871-1873
Cary D. Gary Grant, 1871-1873
Partiton deed from Exxon, 1935, 1962
Gideon K. Lewis (probate), 1855-1859
William W. Chapman (probate), 1859, 1879-1887, 1911-1914
Helen B. Chapman (probate), 1880-1883
Willaim W. Chapman (guardian), 1899
Ellery M. Brayton (probate), 1907
Robert J. Kleberg (codicil/last will and testament) [empty folder]
Helen B. Freeman (probate), 1940-1946
Marion B. Porter (probate), 1956
Marion F. Porter (probate), 1859
Jessie C. Furman (probate), 1855-1960
William W. Chapman (probate), 1986
Elenor C. Emrick, [empty folder]
Benjamin W. Porter, 1983-1990
Helen C. Chapman versus Richard King (1279), 1873-1883
Richard King versus James Bryden (1193), 1874-1878
Jose Sombrinos v. Chamberlain, King, Greer (1396), 18791-1889, 1996
Richard King v. Janet Bryden. 1877-1876
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2005-078/38 Payment history by check date
Payments for King Ranch, L-W, 1992
Payments for King Ranch, A-F, 1993
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2005-078/39 Legal documents regarding motion to transfer venue, 1995
Petiton for review, undated
Exhibits for to petitioners' opposition to respondents' emergency, motion for relief, 1996-2001
Authorities appeal, 1976-2001
Appeal
Volume 1 - 4, 2001-2002
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2005-078/40 Work papers
1996-1997
2001
December 17, 2001
Attorney notes
Volume 1 -3, 1995-1996
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2005-078/41 Payment history by check date
Payments for King Ranch, G-S 1991
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2005-078/42 Work papers, 2001
Amicus brief by The John G. Kenedy, Jr. Charitable Trust, 2001
Amicus brief by Texas for Lawsuit Reform in Support of Petiton for Review, August 2001
Emergency motion (1) to remand for attorney disqualification proceedings and for discovery, (2) to strike petition for review and to restrict access to work product, and (3) to abate petiton for review proceedings, 2001
Respondents' brief on the merits, 2002
Motion to disqualify
November 2001
December 2001
Resondents' brief on the merits, 2002
Appeal, 1999-2001
Petitioners' opposition to respondents' emergency motion for relief, 2001
Appellees' motion for rehearing, 2001
Brief on appellees, Jeanette Holloway (a) as Executrix of the Estate of Richard G. Estill, Jr. (b) as Trustee of the Mary E. and Porter Fearey Trust and (c) as Co-trustee of the Gentry Estill Johnson Insurance Trust; Gentry Estill Johnson, Jr., Individually and as Co-trustee of the Gentry Estill Johnson Insurance Trust; and Alice King Estill Johnson, Individually and as Trustee of the Johnson Charitable Trust, 1999
Brief of appellee Exxon Corporation, 1999
Petition for review, 2001
Exxon Corporation's petition for review, 2001
Appendices to Exxon Corporation's petition for review, 2001
Realtor's reply in support of their petition for review, 2002
Realtor's reply in support of petition for writ of mandamus, 2002
Exxon Corporation's reply to response to petitions for review, 2002
Petition Exxon Corporation's brief on the merits, 2002
Response to petitions for review, 2002
Petitioner's brief on the merits of thier petition for review, 2002
Brief of Amicus, the John and G. and Marie Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation in support of the motion for rehearing of King Ranch, Inc., Et Al., 2002
Petitioner's reply brief on the merits of their petition for review, 2002
Exxon Corporation's reply to respondents' brief on the merits, 2002
Respondent's brief on the merits, 2002
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2005-078/43 Discovery/ Hannah Carr Coker from King Ranch, Inc., First reguest for admissions and sencod sets of requests for production of documents to plaintiff, 1996
Discovery/Elizabeth Coker from King Ranch, Inc., First set of interrogatories to plaintiffs: Elizabeth Coker, 1996
Discovery/Mary Furman Ross from King Ranch, Inc., First request for admissions and second set of requests for production of documents to plaintiff: Mary Furman Ross, 1996
Discovery/Ada Margaret Chapman from King Ranch, Inc., First request for admissions and second set of requests for production of documents to plaintiff: Ada Margaret Chapman, 1996
Discovery/Meredith Hutchins Dean from King Ranch, Inc., First request for admissions and second set of requests for production of documents to plaintiff: Meredith Hutchins Dean, 1996
Discovery/Mark Chapman Hutchins from King Ranch, Inc., First request for admissions and second set of requests for production of documents to plaintiff: Mark Chapman Hutchins, 1996
Discovery/Marion P. Crane individual and as next friend of Rebecca E. Crane, minor from King Ranch, Inc., First request for admissions and second set of requests for production of documents to plaintiff: Marion P. Crane individual and as next friend of Rebecca E. Crane, minor, 1996
Discovery/LaVinia L. Coker from King Ranch, Inc., First request for admissions and second set of requests for production of documents to plaintiff: LaVinia L. Coker, 1996
Discovery/Anne Furman Dunn from King Ranch, Inc., First request for admissions and second set of requests for production of documents to plaintiff: Anne Furman Dunn, 1996
Discovery/Cathy Furman Jezak from King Ranch, Inc., First request for admissions and second set of requests for production of documents to plaintiff: Cathy Furman Jezak, 1996
Discovery/Nancy N. Williams from King Ranch, Inc., First request for admissions and second set of requests for production of documents to plaintiff: Nancy N. Williams, 1996
Discovery/Benjamin M. Porter, Et. Al. from King Ranch, Inc., First request for admissions and second set of requests for production of documents to plaintiff: Benjamin M. Porter, individual and as next friend of Calliope I. Porter and Daniel M. Porter, both of whom are minors, 1996
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2005-078/044 Work papers
Philip Hall's work papers, research materials, and notes, 1882-1890, 1907-1935, 1956-1968, 1986-2001, undated
Civil Action No. 210, USA v. 2850 Acres of Kand, Herbert Andrews, et al, 1942, 1995
Abstract of title, State Abstract No. 116 "Palo Alto", 1934-1853, 1880-1928
Probate records, 1853-1868, 1881-1889, 1902-1920, 1940-1996
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2005-078/45 Payment history by check date
Payments for King Ranch, A-K, 1988
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2005-078/46 Plaintiff's abstract of title, 1853-1870, 1882-1926, 1946-1996
Exhibit G: Deposition of Tom Lea, the author of The King Ranch, together with excerpts from The King Ranch, 1996
Exhibit H: Deposition of Ron George, reporter for the Corpus Christi Caller-Times and the exhibit thereto, 1996
Exhibit I: Letter for Robert Kleberg to his parents, re: retained by Richard King, Transcript of hearing, 1881
Exhibit J: Copy of a letter form Jim Wells to Richard King, 1880
Exhibit K: Affidavit of Charlotte Yochem attesting to certain other documents produced by King Ranch, 1996-1997
Exhibit M: The first amended affidavit of Edward C. Coker, attesting to identify and the ages of the life tennats and remaindermen, 1997
Exhibit N: The first amended affidavit of Ada Chapman, attesting to the identity and agnes of the life tenants and remaindermen, 1997
Exhibit O: First amended affidavit of Evertt Dillman, Ph.D., a business economist, 1997
Exhibit Q: Portions of the deposition of Edward C. Coker, taken on June 5 and 6, 1996
Exhibit R: Copies of various pleadings wherein Robert Kleberg appeared as attorney for rec for Ricahrd King prior to April 6, 1883, 1871-1989
Exhibit S: First amended affidavit of Anne Dunn, 1997
Exhibit U: Transcript of hearing on Plaintiff's motion for continuance on hearig for summary judgement, December 13, 1996
Exhibit V: Affidavit of Charlotte P. Yochem, 1996
Exhibit W: Affidavit of Charlotte P. Yochem, 1996
Exhibit X: Affidavit of Charlotte P. Yochem, 1996
Exhibit Y: Affidavit of Charlotte P. Yochem, attached the assignment from Mabel Freeman Coker to Ed Coker, et al, February 11, 1995
Exhibit Z: Affidavit of Charlotte P. Yoechem excerpts from The King Ranch, et al, 1996-1997
Plaintiffs original petition, 1995
Plaintiffs eight amended original petition [empty folder]
Exhibit A; Deposition on written questions of Phyllis Redding, Custodian of Records for the District Clerk of Nueces County, TX, 1996-1997
Exhibit B: Depositionon written questions of Hortencia Garcia, Custodian of Records for the District Clerk of Nueces County, TX, 1996-1997
Exhibit C: The first amended affidavit of Lillian Hutchinson, handwriting expert, 1997
Exhibit D: Notice of intention to take the deposition of Bruce Cheeseman, filed among the papers of this cause, 1996-1997
Exhibit E: The deposition of Lisa Neely, current archivist for the King Ranch (without the exhibitis thereto) taken in this cause, November 21, 1996
Exhibit F: Deposition of Bruce Cheeseman, archivist and historian for the King Ranch and the exhibits thereto, May 16, 1996
Transcribed correspondence, 1871, 1883
Memo regarding certificate of service, 1995
Chapman: not served, 1994-1995
Chapman citiations: served, 1995
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2005-078/47 Documents from the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Chapman A-E complete, Chapman A-E in subparts, Appendix B, [diskettes] 1990
Draft of The News from Brownsville by Caleb Coker, 1990
Galley pages of The News from Brownsville by Caleb Coker, 1992
The News from Brownsville, final manuscript, 1990
The News from Brownsville by Caleb Coker, volume 2, 1851 thru 1852, [1990]
Accession records for the Chapman (William W.) Papers, 1989-1995
Documents about the publication, donation, and reception for The News from Brownsville, 1990-1994[?]
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2005-078/48 Payment history by check date
Payments made by King Ranch, A-K, 1994
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2005-078/49 Documents from King Ranch
King, Henrietta M. (Mrs.), 1884-1889
Kleberg, Robert J., 1883-1886, 1897
King, Richard, 1879-1889
Correspondence to Richard King, 1879-1980
Letter from Powers and Wells to Captain Richard King, October 6, 1880
Transcription of letter to Helen Chapman to Mifflin Kenedy, July 7, 1866
Transcritpion of letter to Judge Davis from Mifflin Kenedy, July 7, 1866
Letter to Captain Richard King from Robert J. Kleberg, October 26, 1883
Receipt of first payment by King to Estate of Helen Chapman for $1525.00, 1883
Receipt of second and third payment for $2260.12, 1883
Transcribed correspondence, [1886?]
Receipt of taxes paid on "the Santa Gertrudis Tract" for 1865-1867
Letter form Edwin Davis to Joseph Spence, 1868
Legal documents, 1868
King Ranch Book
Chapter IV Research Report, [ca. 1953]
Chapter V Research Report, [ca. 1953]
Chapter VI Research Report, [ca. 1953]
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2005-078/50 Exhibits, May 10, 1996
Discovery/William Warren Chapman III from King Ranch, Inc. and Oil and Gas Company, First set of interrogatories to plaintiff: William Warren Chapman III, 1996
Discovery/Sarah P. Crane from King Ranch, Inc., First request for admission and second set of requests for production of documents to plaintiff: Sarah P. Crane, 1996
Discovery/Edward C. Coker, et al from King Ranch, Inc., First request for admission and second set of requests for production of documents to plaintiff: Edward C. Coker, individual and as next friend of his minor daughter, Elizabeth Auld Coker, 1996
Discovery/Blair Furman Jones from King Ranch, Inc., First request for admission and second set of requests for production of documents to plaintiff: Blair Furman Jones, 1996
Discovery/Helen C. Coker from King Ranch, Inc., First request for admission and second set of requests for production of documents to plaintiff: Helen C. Coker, 1996
Discovery/Andrew S. Crane from King Ranch, Inc., First request for admission and second set of requests for production of documents to plaintiff: Andrew S. Crane, 1996
Discovery/John A. Porter from King Ranch, Inc., First request for admission and second set of requests for production of documents to plaintiff: John A. Porter, 1996
Discovery/Claire Furman Smith from King Ranch, Inc., First request for admission and second set of requests for production of documents to plaintiff: Claire Furman Smith, 1996
Discovery/William Warren Chapman from King Ranch, Inc., First request for admission and second set of requests for production of documents to plaintiff: William Warren Chapman 1996
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2005-078/51 Authorities
1852-1860, 1890-1904, 1920-1931, 1950-1964, 1982-1997
1988-2002
1992-1993
Expenses
Volume 1, 1995-1996
Volume 2, 1996-2001
Client Papers
Volume 1, 1995-2001
Volume 2, 1996-2001
Court Costs, 1995-2001
Pleading list, 1995
Pleadings,
Volume 1, 1995-1996
Volume 2, 1996-1997
Volume 3, 1997-1998
Interrogatories,
Holloway, Jeanette, 1996
Johnson, Alice King Estill, 1996
Johnson, F.M., Jr., 1996
Johnson, Gentry Estill, 1996
Reynolds, Michael M., 1996
Reynolds, Katherine Berkley, 1996
Schroeder, Edward (Executor/Mary Estill Fearey), 1996
Whittington, Harry M., 1996
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2005-078/52 Payment history by check date
Payments for King Ranch, S-Z, 1991
Payments for King Ranch, -K, 1992
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2005-078/53 Documents from ExxonMobil Corporations regarding oil and mineral interests in King Ranch
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2005-078/54 Appendices to Exxon Corporation's petition for review, 2001
Emergency motion (1) to remand for attorney, disqualification proceedings and for discovery, (2) to strike petition for review and to restrict access to work product and (3) to abate petition for review proceedings, 2001
Appellant's brief, 1999
Appellant's amended reply to Exxon's post-submission brief, 1999
Appellant's reply to Exxon's post-submission brief, 1999
Appellant's brief, 1999
Appendix to petition for review, [2001]
Petition for writ of mandamus, 2001
Realtor's exhibits to petition for writ of madamus, 2001
Returned certified letter cards, 1996
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2005-078/55 Chapman work papers
Chapman to do [correspondence and research materials], 1857, 1907, 1994-1995
Transcribed letters/Chapman, 1847, 1860-1887, 1994-1995
Correspondence, research materials, and case laws, 1851, 1878-1923, 1934-1982, 1998
Documents of interst from Exxon, 1937-1944, 1963-1970
Suit v. Estate for Land, heirs necessary, 1889-1910, 1924, 1937-1938, 1951-1955, 1966-1995
Memoranda, newsclippings, court documents, 1996-1999
Court documents and correspondence, 1988-1996
Correspondence and newsclippings, 1860-1967, 1882-1883, 1904, 1989-1996
Correspondence, 1989-1998
Calendars, 1989-1993
Transcribed Chapman correspondence, 1856-1857, 1871-1889
Documents sent to Lillian Hutchinson, 1996
Documents sent to Haughton Library, Harvard University, 1996
Documents sent to Dr. Armando Alonzo, 1996
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2005-078/56 Rule 11, agreement letters
Discovery/plaintiff 1995-1997
Discovery/Exxon, 1995-1997
Discovery/King Ranch, Inc. et al, 1996-1997
Notice of oral/video deposition of Edward C. Coker, 1996-2001
Notice of written deposition
Volume 1, 1996
Volume 2, 1996
Motions (defendants)
Volume 1, 1995-1996
Volume 2, 1996
Hearing on motion to disqualify, November 30, 2001
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2005-78/37 Duplicate documents from King Ranch Archives, land abstracts, legal documents, correspondene, 1835, 1855-1903, 1914-1915, undated
Documents from King Ranch Archives, 1885-1895, 1913
Deposition by written questions to the designated representative of the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History formerly known as The Eugene C. Barker Texas History Center, 1996
Documents from Coker (Caleb) Papers at the Center for American History
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2005-078/37 Texas State Historical Association, The News from Brownsville, 1990-1993
Draft The News from Brownsville, [ca. 1993]
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2005-078/44 Draft The News from Brownsville, [ca. 1989]
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2.116/OD1402 Map of Kingsville and U.S, Navy Base, [2 copies,1 map has portions shaded in color], undated
Map of land subsubdivided by Kleberg Town and Improvement Company, Nueces County, Texas, [2 copies, 1 map has portions shaded in color] 1906-1909
Oversized reproductions of original documents
Pages from The News from Brownsville
Title page [ca. 1990]
Portion from eqilogue and endnotes, [ca. 1990]
Letter from Robert J. Kleberg of the firm Lackey, Stayton, and Kleberg to Ellery Brayton, [1 typed copy, 1 handwritten copy] 1883
Envelope to Ellery Brayton, 1883
Photocopy of cover from The Corpus Christi Caller-Times, King Ranch Centennial, 199[?]

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