Congressional Edition Volume 2787

Congressional Edition Volume 2787

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...the grantee, which happened during the same year, his title under the grant passed to his heirs, consisting of two daughters and a son, in equal shares. No partition of the tract appears to have ever been made between these three co-heirs; yet by mutual consent one of them went into the exclusive occupancy of the upper or western portion, another of the middle portion, and another of the lower or eastern portion (these portions having equal or nearly equal frontage on the Rio Grande, ) with the understanding that on a future partition of the tract the share of each should be assigned in conformity to that arrangement. The premises are situated within the middle portion of the tract, which was occupied by the sou, Don Bias Maria de la Garza, who died in 1802 without issue, but leaving a widow, Senora Maria Francesca Cavazos, who under his will succeeded to all his estate except the fifth part thereof, which was left to her niece, the said Maria Josefa Cavazos. Senora Maria Francesca Cavazos took possession of and retained her husband's estate without division during her life-time. She died iu 1835, also without issue, and by the disposition of her will all her right to the said tract became, with the Fort Brown Reservation, Tex. other property belonging to her estate, vested in Maria Iguacia Cavazos and Maria Josefa Cavazos. The interest thus derived by Maria Ignacia in the same tract was afterwards, on a partitiou of the whole property, relinquished to Maria Josefa. At or soon after the close of the Mexican war title to the premises, and to other parts of the said tract lying within the middle portion thereof, was claimed by Charles Stillman and other parties, based upon labor grants issued by the ayuntamiento of Matamoros, and upon locations and...
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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 449g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236523237
  • 9781236523235