A Guide to the Daniel Hartzo Diary, 1841-1846
Farmer Daniel Hartzo moved from South Carolina to Texas before 1841, settling in northern Texas. He owned the land grant on which the town of Hartzo (probably named for Daniel or his family) is now located in northeastern Marion County.
Odintz, Mark. “Hartzo, TX.” Handbook of Texas Online. Accessed January 13, 2011.
A leather-bound handwritten journal composes the Daniel Hartzo Diary, 1841-1846. Harzo’s brief entries describe his daily agricultural, commercial, and social activities. An original 1841 survey for Mary Burton of 960 acres of land in Red River County, signed by Fannin County Deputy Surveyor Joel C. Fuller, is also included.
This collection is open for research use.
Daniel Hartzo Diary, 1841-1846, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
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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