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Morris Collection of Legal Documents

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s074

Scope and Contents

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.


  • Creation: 1859 - 1882

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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.

Morris Collection of Legal Documents
Shaneil Snipe
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Repository Details

Part of the Thomason Special Collections & SHSU University Archives Repository

1830 Bobby K. Marks Drive
Huntsville TX 77341 US