A Guide to the August Swartz Cattle Account Ledger, 1879-1881
August Swartz was a cattle raiser in Calhoun County, Texas, in the late 19th century.
Comprised of a loose ledger pages, the August Swartz Cattle Account Ledger, 1879-1881, document the purchase of cattle by Swartz, primarily in Calhoun County, Texas. The ledger includes bills of sale and notarized acknowledgements with information on dealers, values, brands, and earmarks for individual "cows and beeves."
This collection is open for research use.
August Swartz Cattle Account Ledger, 1879-1881, 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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