CARPENTER, DAVID (?–?). David Carpenter was a partner of William Harrisqv as one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred families. He and Harris received title to a sitio now in Harris County on August 16, 1824. The census of 1826 classified Carpenter as a blacksmith and a single man aged between twenty-five and forty.
Lester G. Bugbee, "The Old Three Hundred: A List of Settlers in Austin's First Colony," Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association 1 (October 1897).
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Clinton P. Hartmann, "CARPENTER, DAVID," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fca58), accessed May 21, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.