Scanlan (Michael) Papers, 1831-1834
According to Stephen F. Austin’s register of families, Michael Scanlan (or Scanlon) was born in Louisiana about 1809. A single man working as a trader, Scanlan arrived in Texas in 1830 August and settled in Austin’s colony.
The Michael Scanlan Papers contain passports and other travel documents and a land transfer. Items include applications and passports for travel to the United States. The land document transfers property in Austin's Colony from Jeremiah Scanlan O'Connor to Michael Scanlan.