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Land tenure -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Gratz family (Philadelphia) papers

Identifier: P-8

This collection contains correspondence, legal documents, and miscellaneous items concerning the personal lives and business interests of brothers Barnard (1738-1801) and Michael Gratz (1740-1811). It also contains the correspondence of Rebecca Gratz (1781-1869), Michael Gratz's daughter.

Dates: undated, 1753-1916

Henry Castro Contract

Identifier: P-548

Consists of a copy of a contractual arrangement (1843) between Castro - who was an empresario who received a land concession from the president of the independent Republic of Texas (1836-1845) - and a potential colonist whom he recruited in Paris France, paraphrasing the law that granted Castro his concession and outlining the stipulation of his contract.

Dates: 1843