Part 4, Note 17

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Gammel, comp., The Laws of Texas 1822-1897, vol. 2, pp. 1524-1525. Bolton is described in the law as a resident of Colorado County, and he had been, albeit briefly. On January 27 and February 21, 1846, he had purchased most of the Alexander Jackson Survey on the Colorado River, which was then in Colorado County. Two months later, however, his land was removed from the county when Wharton County was created.