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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

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 Gregg Family Papers, 1845-1856



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Gregg family
Title: Gregg Family, Papers
Dates: 1845-1856
Abstract: The Gregg Family Papers, 1845-1856, consist of financial and legal documents, including deeds and receipts, documenting the purchase of land in Red River County, Texas.
Extent: 5 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

In 1818, the Gregg family moved from Illinois to Texas. John W. Gregg (1780-1849) and Katherine Grotts (1786-1837) moved to the site of Sulphur Fork Prairie with their five children, Matilda (b. 1820), Josiah (b. 1823), Sabiah (1823), Samuel (b. 1810), and Louisa. Shortly after their move, their sixth child, Milton was born.

Source:

Dimick, Howard T. "Four John Greggs of Texas."Southwestern Historical Quarterly 51 (1948): 333-349.

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Scope and Contents

The Gregg Family Papers, 1845-1856, consist of financial and legal documents, including deeds and receipts, documenting the purchase of land in Red River County, Texas. The deeds pertain to Milton and Samuel Gregg’s acquisition of land in Clarksville with receipts that document their payments.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Gregg family -- Archives
Gregg, Milton, b. 1818
Gregg, Samuel, b. 1810
Subjects
Deeds -- Texas -- History -- 19th century
Places
Clarksville (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century
Red River County (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Gregg Family Papers, 1845-1856, 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.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2D224 Legal and financial documents, 1845-1856

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