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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the J.W. Armstrong Papers, 1893-1910



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Armstrong, J.W.
Title: J.W. Armstrong Papers
Dates: 1893-1910
Abstract: Business correspondence (1895-1910) and financial records (1900-1909) of San Antonio businessman J. W. Armstrong relate primarily to the San Antonio and Aransas Pass Town Site Company, of which he served as trustee and secretary. Other papers relate to the Sam Maverick estate of which Armstrong served as trustee in 1901.
Accession No.: AR 80-60
Extent: 4 inches
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

San Antonio businessman J. W. Armstrong served as trustee and secretary of the San Antonio and Aransas Pass Town Site Company. This real estate development business was owned by Mifflin Kenedy, president, and Uriah Lott, vice-president, in connection with their San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railway, completed in 1881.

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Scope and Contents

Business correspondence (1895-1910) and financial records (1900-1909) of San Antonio businessman J. W. Armstrong relate primarily to the San Antonio and Aransas Pass Town Site Company, of which he served as trustee and secretary. Also included is a bound volume of copies of deeds executed in Bexar County by them and by Kenedy's son John G. Kenedy for lots sold by the firm, primarily in Bee, DeWitt, Falls, Karnes, Lee, and Nueces Counties along the rail route (1893-1897). Other papers relate to the Sam Maverick estate of which Armstrong served as trustee in 1901. 1909 newspaper clipping contains an obituary of George A. Hodges, Sr., editor of the Lott (Texas) Clarion, agent for the San Antonio and Aransas Pass Town Site Company, and a principal business associate of Armstrong.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Armstrong, J. W.
Hodges, George A., Sr.
Kenedy, John G.
Kenedy, Mifflin.
Lott, Uriah.
Maverick, Samuel Augustus.
Spivey, John W.
Bexar County, Texas.
Falls County, Texas.
Lott, Texas.
Land titles.
Real estate.
San Antonio and Aransas Pass Town Site Company.
Maverick Bank, San Antonio.
San Antonio, Texas.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

J.W. Armstrong Papers, 1893-1910, Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

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3N144 Correspondence:
From George Hodges, 1895-1896, 1899-1909
From J. W. Spivey, 1899-1911
Received, 1892, 1894-1896, 1900-1910
Sent, 1895, 1901, 1903-1910
Financial Records, 1900, 1902-1909
Other materials:
Engraved check, Maverick Bank, San Antonio, Texas, 1890-1899
Newspaper clipping, 1909
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4M664 Deed Records, Bee, DeWitt, Falls, Karnes, Lee, Nueces Counties, 1893-1897

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