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Colony Records

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Colony Records contain records of the empresario colonies that were organized in Texas during the Republic and early statehood. Included are contracts of the Fischer-Miller Colony, Castro's Colony, Peter's Colony, and Mercer's Colony. Also included are records of several unfulfilled colonization contracts, including those of Victor Pierson and others, William Kennedy and Pringles, William Pringle and James Grive, Grant's Contracts, Alexander Bourgeois d'Orvanne, and Armand Ducas contracts with Texas President Sam Houston.

1841-1859

2.5 Linear feet (6 document boxes)

English

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Unrestricted access.

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