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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 Larkin Cleveland Deed, 1856



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Cleveland, Larkin G., 1817-1882
Title: Cleveland, Larkin, Deed
Dates: 1856
Abstract: The Larkin Cleveland Deed, 1856, documents Cleveland’s acquisition of land in Gonzalez County, Texas.
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born in Giles County, Tennessee, Larkin Green Cleveland (1817-1882) was the son of Carter Harrison Cleveland and Mary Smith. In 1840, he married Mary Maull, with whom he had eight children. During the 1850s, the couple moved to Polk County, Texas, where Cleveland worked as a merchant, farmer, and county commissioner. After moving to Coldspring in 1860, he enlisted in Company D of the 1st Texas Infantry State Troop Regiment of the Confederate Army three years later. Following the Civil War, Cleveland was appointed a judge in Coldspring before moving to Dallas County, Alabama, in 1880.

Source:

Derbes, Brett J. "Cleveland, Larkin Green."Handbook of Texas Online. Accessed May 16, 2011. http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fcl59.

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Scope and Contents

The Larkin Cleveland Deed, 1856, documents Cleveland’s acquisition of land in Gonzalez County, Texas. The deed transferred land originally owned by James F. and Frances Barton and James B. Patrick to Cleveland.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Barton, Frances.
Barton, James F.
Cleveland, Larkin G., 1817-1882 -- Archives.
Patrick, James B.
Subjects
Deeds -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Places
Gonzalez County (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Larkin Cleveland Deed, 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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2C450 Deed, 1856

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