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John Howland Wood moved to Texas in 1836 to serve in the Texas Army. Wood was the founder of the Bonnie View Ranch at Black Point, on Copano Bay. Wood was a political and business leader, helping to establish towns in Texas and partnering with his son in a mercantile business.
A journal, letters, deeds, legal documents, brand records, financial records and printed material are part of the John H. Wood Papers, documenting some of the business activities of Wood and his family.
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DRT Collection at Texas A&M University-San Antonio, "Wood (John H.) Papers, 1849-1898" (2020). Finding Aids: Guides to the Collection. 166.