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Spindletop unwound

Author: Roger L Shaffer
Publisher: Plano, Tex. : Republic of Texas Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Well documented by public records, actual court reports, and newspaper accounts, this book is a true story of greed, ambition and murder in the first degree.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Shaffer, Roger L. (Roger Lee), 1941-
Spindletop unwound.
Plano, Tex. : Republic of Texas Press, ©1998
(DLC) 97012739
(OCoLC)36719831
Named Person: McFadden family.; Humphrey family.; Humphrey family.; McFadden family.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger L Shaffer
ISBN: 0585262411 9780585262413
OCLC Number: 45730923
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 265 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; A Cast of Charaders; The Killing; In the Beginning; Gunfight at Nacogdoches; Family Values; Tribulations and the Trial; Money Matters; Party Time; Get Thee to a Nunnery; Credibility and Credit Ability; From Party Barn to the Big House; The Lawsuits; A Primer; Lawyers Relief: The Humphries Lawsuits; Generations of Humphries Claims; The Humphries Trilogy; Brown Peregoy; Rule 11; Other Irrational Claims and Claimants; Daddy's Always Told Us that; East Texas Idiosyncrasies; Pelham or William; Joseph Humphries. Meet the FamilyBrown Peregoy: Wrong Again; Regulators, Moderators, and McFaddens; The Heirs of William Humphries; Polly; Jane; Amanda; Thomas E. Anderson; Holland; Mahaley; Sorting it Out: Greed and Grasping; The Heirs at Law Postgusher Claims; Seven Affidavits: Uncle Pel's Best Case; Transfers of Spindletop, 1834-1883; William's Transfer Documents; The Definitive Answers: Yes and No; ""The First Thing we do, Let's kill all the Lawyers""; Appendix A, A Chronology; Appendix B, A Selected Abstract of Title; Appendix C, Selected Documents; Original Spanish Petition. English Translation of Spanish PetitionBenjamin Lindsey Certificate of Character; William Humphries Bond for Title; Benjamin Strickland Survey; Joseph Humphries Petition for Remainder of Headright Entitlement; Estate of Joseph Humphries, Sarah Humphries and S.P. January Administrators; Deed from ""Pelham Humphries"" to Snively; Deed from ""Pelham Humphries, Jr. and William Humphries"" to Dozier; Guardianship of the Heirs of William Humphries; Case 682 Settlement with W.P.H. McFaddin; Deed from Jane (Humphries) McFadden to Thomas Russell Et Al. Deed from Jane (Humphries) McFadden Wilkerson to J.G. HazelwoodDeed from Hazelwood to McFaddin; Deed from Carswell to McFaddin; Deed from Ring to McFaddin; Deed from Houghton to McFaddin; Deed from Thomas Anderson to McFaddin; Deed from Boren to McFaddin; Deed from Russell to McFaddin; Deed from Ingalls to McFaddin; Judgment in Case 682; Lease of Humphries League from McFaddin, Weiss and Kyle to Lucas; Affidavit of W.P.H. McFaddin; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Roger L. Shaffer.

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Well documented by public records, actual court reports, and newspaper accounts, this book is a true story of greed, ambition and murder in the first degree.

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