University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the John Caughon Deed, 1837



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Caughon, John.
Title: Caughon, John, deed
Dates: 1837
Abstract: The John Caughon Deed, 1837, is an original deed of conveyance, transferring land in Zavala’s Colony in San Augustine County, Texas, from John Caughon to David Brown. The deed contains signatures of Caughon, Brown, two witnesses, a county judge, and a deputy county clerk.
Accession No.: 1936
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

A citizen of the Republic of Texas, John Caughon held land in Lorenzo de Zavala’s colony in San Augustine County, which he sold in 1837.


Scope and Contents

The John Caughon Deed, 1837, is an original deed of conveyance, transferring land in Zavala’s Colony in San Augustine County, Texas, from John Caughon to David Brown. The deed contains signatures of Caughon, Brown, two witnesses, a county judge, and a deputy county clerk.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Caughon, John -- Archives.
Brown, David.
Subjects (Organizations)
Zavala’s Colony (Tex.)
Subjects
Deeds -- Texas -- San Augustine County.
Land titles -- Texas -- San Augustine County.
Places
San Augustine (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century.
Texas -- History -- Republic, 1836-1845.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Caughon Deed, 1837, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2B143 Deed, 1837