Copy of an act of Congress granting land to emigrants in Texas

Scope and Content

Manuscript: The act states that heads of families who emigrate to Texas between January 1840 and January 1842 are entitled to 640 acres of land, and single men entitled to 320 acres of land; provided that they are white, and both reside on that land and develop it for 3 years.

Note

Stamped number: 1296.

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