University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Gonzales County (Tex.) Legal Records, 1837-1924



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Gonzales County (Tex.)
Title: Gonzales County (Tex.) legal records
Dates: 1837-1924
Abstract: Comprising one notebook of typescripts of legal documents, the Gonzales County (Tex.) Legal Records, 1837-1924, documents the county’s history. Letter patents, deeds, contracts of sale, mortgages, oil and gas leases, and other legal records concern the estates, lawsuits, and transactions of John A. Heuser, Henry Gerwin, Samuel A. Cobb, James H. Cobb, Joseph Vanham, Henry Vanham, and J. W. Griffin, among others.
Accession No.: 2006-229
Extent: 1/2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Comprising one notebook of typescripts of legal documents, the Gonzales County (Tex.) Legal Records, 1837-1924, documents the county’s history. Letter patents, deeds, contracts of sale, mortgages, oil and gas leases, and other legal records concern the estates, lawsuits, and transactions of John A. Heuser, Henry Gerwin, Samuel A. Cobb, James H. Cobb, Joseph Vanham, Henry Vanham, and J. W. Griffin, among others.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Heuser, John A.
Gerwin, Henry.
Griffin, J. W.
Cobb family.
Vanham family.
Subjects
Deeds -- Texas -- Gonzales County.
Legal documents -- Texas -- Gonzales County.
Places
Gonzales County (Tex.) – Archives.
Gonzales County (Tex.) – History.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Gonzales County (Tex.) Legal Records, 1837-1924, 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

box
2.325/A112 Papers, 1837-1924