Part 8, Note 51

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Colorado County Deed Records, Book I, pp. 602, 603, Book R, p. 61; Record of Appointment of Postmasters 1832-September 30, 1971, National Archives Microfilm Publication M841, Roll 122; James L. Rock and W. I. Smith, Southern and Western Texas Guide for 1878 (St. Louis: A. H. Granger, 1878), p. 213; Colorado County Police [Commissioners] Court Minutes, Book 1862-1876, pp. 423-424; Colorado County Election Records, Book 1874-1884; Colorado Citizen, August 13, 1874, December 10, 1874, September 23, 1875. The indication, in the Rock and Smith book, that the town was laid out on October 3, 1873 is almost certainly erroneous. Several lots had been sold by that time.