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A surveyor and draftsman, Ohio native William H. Sandusky (1813-1847) resided in Austin and Galveston, Texas, where he held several government positions. Sandusky served as President Mirabeau B. Lamar’s personal secretary and, while working in the General Land Office, helped survey and map the city of Austin.

The collection contains letters, journals, legal documents, and printed material associated with William H. Sandusky and members of his family.


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Sandusky (William H.) Papers, 1838-1894



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