Character Certificates in the General Land Office of Texas
Character Certificates in the General Land Office of Texas. Gifford White. (1985).
Assembled from local land office records after Texas gained its independence from Mexico, the Character Certificate files in the General Land Office in Austin establish the identities of early immigrants to Texas, fix their date and place of settlement, and shed light on their origins and their families. In using this book, then, the researcher has at his fingertips the unique genealogical records of around 5,000 early Texas settlers!
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