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Land Frauds - 16th R.S. (1879)

Committee Members
Samuel Romulus Frost, Co-Chair
Marion Martin, Co-Chair
Benjamin M. Baker
John C. Buchanan
John Martin Duncan
Robert Coleman Foster
William Kercheval Homan
Franklin Johnston
Ellsberry Lane
George Bibb Pickett
Charges
• Investigate all land frauds that may have been committed in the State of Texas.*
• Examine any papers or files now in the general land office, without the presence of a clerk of the office.*
• Investigate the subject of forgeries of land titles in this state.*

Note:
Senate members appointed 2/4/1879, pursuant to House concurrent resolution; Martin listed as Chairman Senate Committee in report 4/21/1879 (Senate Journal, 16th R.S., pp. 195, 197, 995-997).
House members appointed 2/4/1879, Frost, Chairman, pursuant to concurrent resolution by Pickett; concurrent resolution by Frost regarding General Land Office 3/3/1879 (House Journal, 16th R.S., pp. 241, 259, 595).

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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