Fanthorp Inn Records 1832-1888

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Fanthorp Inn Records 79-66., 1832-1888

Fanthorp Inn Records 1832-1888

Henry Fanthorp built the Fanthorp Innin 1834 near the intersection of stage roads from Houston to Springfield andNacogdoches to San Felipe de Austin in what is now Anderson in Grimes County, Texas.The records consist of Henry Fanthorp's twenty-seven ledgers, dating from 1832-1888,which document the operation of the Fanthorp Inn and an associated mercantilebusiness.

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Henry Fanthorp built the Fanthorp Inn in 1834 near the intersection of stage roads from Houston to Springfield and Nacogdoches to San Felipe de Austin in what is now Anderson in Grimes County, Texas. The inn became the first post office in the area when Fanthorp was appointed postmaster of Grimes County in 1835. In 1837 he opened a general store at the inn with his brother-in-law, Mike Kennard and Abraham Womack. The inn served many important historical figures, including Sam Houston, Anson Jone...