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Texas General Land Office

Overview
Works: 1,786 works in 2,459 publications in 2 languages and 9,546 library holdings
Genres: History  Genealogy  Sources  Maps  Bibliography  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Catalogs  Records and correspondence  Archives  Registers (Lists) 
Roles: Composer, Publisher, Printer, Author
Classifications: F385, 929.3764
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Most widely held works about Texas
 
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An abstract of the original titles of record in the General Land Office by Texas( Book )

12 editions published between 1838 and 1964 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lure of the land : Texas county maps and the history of settlement by Joe Bertram Frantz( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Given by Clint and Judy Phillips
Guide to Spanish and Mexican land grants in south Texas by William N Todd( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A publication of the Texas General Land Office: Garry Mauro, LandCommissioner--Austin, Texas
History of Texas land by Texas( Book )

8 editions published between 1958 and 1964 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Texas public lands; a unique heritage by Gerald Sewell( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Land is My Mother - The Sky is My Father -- To Redeem Texas from its Wilderness State -- Holding the Land -- Making of a People -- Use the Land -- For Profit and Public Schools -- The Sooner the Public Domain is Gone -- Land Under SIege -- The Impact of Mechanized Man
Character certificates in the General Land Office of Texas : from the files of the General Land Office, Austin, Texas by Gifford E White( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas land title abstracts, volume 1-A by Texas( Book )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reprint from a portion of Vol. 1 Abstract of all original Texas Land Titles comprising grants and locations to Aug. 31, 1941, originally comprised by the General Land Office, Austin, Texas when Bascom Giles was Commissioner
Index to Spanish and Mexican land grants by Virginia H Taylor( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once Texas established jurisdiction over the territory between the Nueces and Rio Grande it became necessary to prove the validity of spanish and Mexican claims in that area. The first step taken was the appointment of the Bourland and Miller Commission to examine titles if they existed, and if not, to obtain evidence from witnesses in order to recommend or reject confirmation on "principles of jsutice and the laws, ordinances, rules, and customs of the government under which the claim originated."
Treasure tempest in Texas by Texas( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and Spanish and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Land : a history of the Texas General Land Office by Texas( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the Texas General Land Office mirrors the modern-day settlement of Texas. It is the story of a huge and diverse state and the important role the land office played in its development
First settlers of Jefferson County, Texas : from the originals in the General Land Office and the Texas State Archives, Austin, Texas by Gifford E White( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First settlers of Lamar County, Texas : from the originals in the General Land Office and the Texas State Archives by Gifford E White( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report of the commissioner by Texas( )

in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first settlers of Houston County, Texas : from the originals in the General Land Office and the Texas State Archives, Austin, Texas by Gifford E White( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book shows the first settlers of Houston County as recorded from land grants, colonial grants, petitions, clerk's reports, certificates, and Burrnett County. There is a personal name index in the back
Catalogue of the Spanish Collection of the Texas General Land Office by Galen D Greaser( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... History and disposition of Texas public domain by Texas( Book )

2 editions published between 1942 and 1945 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first settlers of Sabine County, Texas : from the originals in the General Land Office and the Texas State Archives, Austin, Texas by Gifford E White( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report of the Commissioner General Land Office, November seventeenth, 1840 by Texas( Book )

5 editions published between 1840 and 1899 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Character certificates in the General Land Office of Texas : from the files of the General Land Office, Austin, Texas
Alternative Names
General Land Office

GLO

Texas General Land Office

Texas Land Office

Languages
English (113)

Spanish (1)

Covers
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