Land grant certificate to Mark Manning from Sam Houston as President of the Republic of Texas
A land grant certificate of six hundred and forty acres from Sam Houston, President of the Republic of Texas to Mark Manning. It includes the seal of the Republic of Texas along with a green ribbon. Certified by the Texas General Land Office. Handwritten on the back, "Mark Manning, 640 acres". Original resource is a certified document.
This certificate forms part of the James A. Baker collection which was removed from the Rice Institute Business Manager's Records, dating from c. 1844-1940, and is believed to relate to land holdings of Rice Insitute.