POSTING BOND AS SURVEYOR OF OLDHAM COUNTY, in a manuscript document, signed by Mabry 23 September 1887.

Folio. 1 page, written on lined paper; docketed on verso. Very good. Item #41644

Mabry, along with three associates, posts a $10,000 bond upon his pledge to "faithfully perform the duties of his office as Surveyor of Oldham County and Oldham Land District." Mabry and some associates contracted to build a four-wire fence around the XIT Ranch in the 1880s (see HANDBOOK OF TEXAS) and later published a pamphlet about his experiences in West Texas.

Price: $150.00

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