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HARRIS, WILLIAM J.

HARRIS, WILLIAM J. (?–?). William J. Harris, one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred colonists, received title to a labor of land now in Harris County on July 21, 1824. In October 1824 he signed a petition for the appointment of a local surveyor in the San Jacinto area.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Eugene C. Barker, ed., The Austin Papers (3 vols., Washington: GPO, 1924–28). 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).

Citation

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"HARRIS, WILLIAM J.," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fha97), accessed December 17, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.