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Morris Collection of Legal Documents


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Morris Collection of Legal Documents, 1859-1882 | SHSU Special Collections & University Archives

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Extent: 0.5 Boxes

Arrangement: The Morris Collection of Legal Documents is comprised of deeds for the sale of land, a bill of sale, a certificate and letter of discharge. This collection contains six (6) items that are arranged in chronological order and are dated between 1859 and 1882. The collection is located on the SHSU Special Collection’s manuscript shelves.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Morris Collection of Legal Documents (1859-1882; .5 box) consists mainly of deeds for the sale of land in the states of Texas, Missouri and Tennessee. There is also a bill of sale for a horse in Atascosa County. A Protective and Detective certificate registering a horse owned by Dr. F. I. Morris is a part of this collection. There is also a letter discharging William P. Thomas from the service of the United States.  This collection was acquired on October 1, 1971.

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Repository: SHSU Special Collections & University Archives

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The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies.

Please contact the Newton Gresham Library's Special Collections and University Archives department to request permissions to reproduce materials for any other purpose, or to obtain information regarding the copyright status of a particular digital image, text, audio or video recording.

Preferred Citation: Morris Collection of Legal Documents. SHSU Special Collections, Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.

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Item 1: Robertson, William and Catharine Deed to James F. Morris, 1859 February 9Add to your cart.
State of Missouri. WM. G. Howard, Clerk by W.C. Hall, D.C.
Item 2: Worthley. James R. And Sarah Deed to James F. Morris for land sold, 1859 June 18Add to your cart.
For land sold in the state of Missouri, County of Moniteau County. E. Stinson, J.P.
Item 3: Discharge of William P. Thomas from the service of the United States, 1865 June 25Add to your cart.
At Fayetteville, Tennessee
Item 4: Deed to M. I. S. Morris from Phillip Minor Elizabeth J., 1866 July 25Add to your cart.
Grayson County, Texas. A.M. Bryant, Chief Justice. Recorded August 31. 1866. G. A. Dickerman, Clerk.
Item 5: Bill of Sale for horse from Jesse R. Smith to S. A. Woods, 1872 April 12Add to your cart.
County of Atascosa. H.L. Harrison, Notary Public
Item 6: Protective and Detective Association Certificate, 1882 February 15Add to your cart.
Dr. I.F Morris. Certificate no.3609. Dallas, Texas.

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