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Vicario, Leona Land grant in Spanish to John Baptist Sideck

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01860.23 Author/Creator: Vicario, Leona Place Written: s.l. Type: Document signed Date: 1830/09/17 Pagination: 7 p. + docket 32 x 22 cm

Summary of Content: Also signed by Rafael Manchola and Santiago del Valle. Docketed in English.

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: TexasLand TransactionWestward ExpansionLatin and South AmericaAmerican West

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