Hill, John R. Papers, 1826-1878


Hill, John R. Papers, 1826-1878

John R. Hill was a successful Texas planter, known for encouraging Polish immigration to Texas. Correspondence, broadsides, receipts, financial records, bonds, currency, legal documents, contracts, memoranda, and certificates comprise the papers.

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