Guide to Spanish and Mexican land grants in south Texas.

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Texas General Land Office , Austin, Tex
Land grants -- Texas, South., Spaniards -- Texas, South -- History -- Sources., Mexicans -- Texas, South -- History -- Sources., Texas -- Genealogy., Texas, South -- History -- To 1846 -- Sou

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ContributionsTaylor, Virginia H., Texas. General Land Office.
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LC ClassificationsF385 .T63 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationca. 200 p. :
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Open LibraryOL2151956M
LC Control Number88621532

The book “New Guide to Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in South Texas” by Galen D. Greaser will be your go to book when it comes to land grant information. Cover of Book: This book contains a wealth of information. Bellow I have copied the contents of the book just so you get a general idea of what you will be able to find within the pages.

New Guide to Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in South Texas Paperback – January 1, by Galen D.

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Greaser (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings/5(4). The ‘Guide’ lists original Spanish and Mexican land grants in South Texas, and gives a brief title history and patenting information for each grant.

The ‘Guide’ is available by calling the General Land Office toll-free at The cost is about $   In the 's Virginia Taylor compiled the Index to Spanish and Mexican Land Grants as a "quick reference" to trans-Nueces lands, and she revised it in the 's as Guide to Spanish and Mexcian Land Grants in South r, the much valued Translator and Curator of the GLO Spanish Collection, here offers a revised and significantly expanded version of that : Will Howard.

LAND TITLES: Issued by the Spanish or Mexican governments, these are the titles to original land grants in South Texas. Most of these are in the form of and many of the grants do not have a testimonios corresponding copy of the original title.

Despite the lack of a proper title, land tracts in South Texas were still eligible for the. Galen D. Greaser and Jesús F. de la Teja, "Quieting Title to Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in the Trans-Nueces: The Bourland and Miller Commission, –," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 95 (April ).

Guide to Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in South Texas (Austin: Texas General Land Office, ). The process of confirming title to lands in South Texas could take decades. For additional reading, see A New Guide to Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in South Texas.

The Texas General Land Office Archives Surname Index contains alphabetical listings of grantees and patentees that were issued land grants by the Republic and State of Texas. The index also lists grantees for Spanish and Mexican land grants filed in our Spanish Collection (SC). New Guide to Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in South Texas.

Austin: Texas General Land Office, Rozeff, Norman. "Rosa María Hinojosa de Ballí: A Modern Woman Before Modern Times." Valley Morning Star, November 2, Scott, Florence J. Royal Land Grants North of the Rio Grande, – Waco: Texian Press, Tijerina, Andres.

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Home Groups Talk More Zeitgeist. New guide to Spanish & Mexican Land Grants in South Texas featuring expanded entris for the Spanish and Mexican land grants in South Texas documented in the General Land Office, a synoptic history of the issuance and confirmation of these grants, and four appendices on related topic of interest, the New Guide to Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in South Texas is sure to4/5(1).

Get this from a library. Index to Spanish and Mexican land grants in Texas. [Virginia H Taylor] -- Lists alphabetically the individuals who received land grants in the Spanish Province of Texas or subsequently in the Mexican State of Coahuila and Texas.

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Includes the name of the original grantee. Galen D. Greaser, New Guide to Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in South Texas, 1st edition (Texas General Land Office, ), pp.

5–24; Armando C. A Licensed attorney for more than 18 years, Eileen is a member in good standing with the Texas State Bar, and president and past president of many civic and charitable organizations.

Eileen is an attorney practicing exclusively in research and recovery of mineral rights for heirs of Spanish and Mexican land grants and 'los porciones' in South.

Quieting Title to Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in the Trans-Nueces: The B ourland and Mil ler Commission, I have traced the [land] title back to the King of Spain, who got it by right of discovery and con- quest, ancl since he ruled by Divine Right, hat takes it back to.

Guide to Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in South Texas (Austin: Texas General Land Office, ). Gilberto Miguel Hinojosa, A Borderlands Town in Transition: Laredo, – (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, ).

Guide to Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in South Texas by Garry Mauro. (Austin: Texas General Land Office, ).

Index to Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in Texas by Virginia Taylor. (Austin: Lone Star Press, ). The Public Lands of Texas, by Thomas Lloyd Miller. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, ).

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New Guide to Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in South Texas (review) New Guide to Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in South Texas (review) Crimm, A. Carolina Castillo Southwestern Historical QuarterlyApril Historic Texas from the Air deserves a place on the bookshelves of teachers and students of Texas history, as well as those with a general interest in the.

Todd, William N. Guide to Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in South Texas. Austin, Tex.: Texas General Land Office, White, Gifford E. Character Certificates in the General Land Office of Texas. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, '. Citizens of Texas. 3 vols. Austin, Tex.: the author, ' Volumes 1 and 3 list land grants.

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Bowden, Jocelyn J. Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in the Chihuahuan Acquisition. El Paso, TX: Texas Western Press, University of Texas at El Paso, Brands, H. Lone Star Nation: How a Ragged Army of Volunteers Won the Battle for Texas Independence – And Changed America.

New York: Doubleday, Bugbee, Lester Gladstone. Like other Spanish and Mexican land grant descendants throughout South Texas, much of their property is now gone, sold off by a little and a lot, subdivided over and again, stolen outright, or.

Galen Greaser, while working at the Texas General Land Office as the Spanish translator from toamassed a collection of documents related to his work at the GLO and his publications about the GLO.

The collection consists of material related to the history of the Spanish Collection, South Texas land grants, legal cases for which he provided research and translation services and.

The events leading up to establishing the validity of existing land grants will be discussed by Yolanda Zarate, a local researcher, who will present “History of Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in Texas,” during the Sunday Speaker Series March 24 at 2 p.m.

at the Museum of South Texas History. Early settlers coming to Texas received grants of land by the Spanish, Mexican and Republic of Texas governments. Spain issued land grants as early as to groups of colonists for settlement in towns, then to individuals beginning in The Spanish government passed a measure in to open Texas to foreigners who were to be Catholic (or.

In deep South Texas, Col. José de Escandón y Helguera colonized the area south and north of the present Río Grande (Río Bravo) inbringing in families to settle the vast land via Spanish.

searching and found an attorney in south Texas who specializes in Spanish and Mexican land grants. This attorney asserts that heirs to these grants should be able to reclaim the mineral estates on the lands once owned by their ancestors. The attorney began a search of the family and over two hundred heirs, including Debbie’s family mem.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - As many as descendants of recipients of Spanish and Mexican land grants want state lawmakers to pay them unclaimed royalties from the mineral rights to their ancestral land.

This Comment discusses the history of Spanish and Mexican land grants in Texas and the complicated issues of: (1) recognizing the rights of original land grant owners; and (2) distinguishing what remedies, if any, shall be given to their heirs.

Part II provides background of Spanish and Mexican land grants in Texas, including the provisions included in the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, and the. The resulting resentment, sense of dispossession and injustice, suspicion, and bitterness flared into open conflict at times in South Texas in the nineteenth century and, justified or not, lingers even today.

Galen Greaser, New Guide to Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in South Texas, p. 4. Joaquin Galan received a land grant from the Spanish king more than two centuries ago. His heirs say it was illegally seized in the s.

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