Houston Oil Company of Texas Recruise of Timberlands, 1910 (maps).

6 vols.

The Houston Oil Company of Texas Recruise Timberlands Volumes document the determination of the gross and net product volume and value (timber quality) for timber tracts owned by Houston Oil Company of Texas during the 1910s. These volumes depict timber tracts in Texas counties: Angelina, Jasper, Jefferson, Hardin, Liberty, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, and Tyler; and Louisiana’s Calcasieu Parish. The information includes acreage, soil description, topography, pine production, merchantable pine statistics such as total feet and tree measurements, statistics for hardwoods such as ties and feet values, and hand drawn maps depicting the layout of the virgin pine forests.

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