Lot 294: Peter Hansborough Bell

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2015-10-06 13:05:07

Lot 294: American military officer who served as a captain of the Texas Rangers under Sam Houston during the Mexican-American War and went on to serve as the third governor of Texas (1810–1898). Three partly-printed vellum DSs as governor of Texas, each signed "P. H. Bell," one page, 15 x 12, dated from 1851 to 1853. Collection of three different land grants, each signed at the conclusion by Governor Bell, with two countersigned by George W. Smyth and the other countersigned by Stephen Crosby. In overall very good condition, with expected document wear, soiling, and large areas of paper loss to the 1853 document. Smyth, the commissioner of the Texas General Land Office who countersigned two of these documents, is also notable as one of sixty signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 462 Wednesday, 14th October 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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2016-05-25 15:16:17

I thought you would be interested in knowing that some of Frank Hamer's personal items like his hunting license, hand written letters to his wife while on the Rio, and group pictures of the Texas Rangers in the early 1900's are up for auction through.
Heritage Auctions
Now-June 11, 2016
"Legends of the west" signature auction

Or you can go to ha.com and search Frank Hamer

Really cool stuff!

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