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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Alabama Indians Land Grants Collection, 1854-1855



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Alabama Indians on the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation
Title: Alabama Indians land grants collection
Dates: 1854-1855
Abstract: In 1854, largely because of the efforts of Sam Houston, the state of Texas purchased 1,280 acres of land for the Alabama Indians on which they and the Coushatta Indians, a closely related tribe, still live. Collection consists of photostats of three deeds and one record.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00695
Extent: 4 items
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

The Alabama Indians on the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation are the holders of the original deeds. In 1854, largely because of the efforts of Sam Houston, the state of Texas purchased 1,280 acres of land for the Alabama Indians on which they and the Coushatta Indians, a closely related tribe, still live.

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Scope and Contents

Collection consists of photostats of three deeds registering the transfer of land by M.A. Hardin, M.R. Moore, and Samuel Rowe, through the state of Texas, to the Alabama Indians and one record of the legality of Rowe's purchase of his land at an estate sale.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Alabama Indians
History
Indians of North America
Places
Texas
Document Types
Land grants

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alabama Indians Land Grants Collection, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

box
2A130 [SRH1230005266] Deeds, record

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