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HARRIS, WILLIAM (?–?). William Harris was a partner of David Carpenter as one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred families. On August 16, 1824, they received title to a sitio of land in what is now Harris County.
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).
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