Abel Head "Shanghai" Pierce papers, 1870-1905.

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Pierce, Abel Head "Shanghai", d. 1900. Abel Head "Shanghai" Pierce papers, 1870-1905.

Abel Head "Shanghai" Pierce papers, 1870-1905.

Legal, business, and personal correspondence regarding Pierce land and cattle transactions based in Matagorda County, in southeast Texas. The correspondence spans 1870-1900. Pierce frequently corresponded with landholders to purchase or lease land.

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