No documented building and/or businesses on this block during this time period.

Fractional Block 2

1846 - 1850

A.G. Foster (Fractional Block 2 Lot 2 and 3)

Lots 2 and 3 in Fractional Block 2 were reserved to A.G. Foster per the deed of Margaret P. Hallet and Collatinus and Mary Jane Ballard to John H. Livergood, County Judge of Lavaca County dated 21st June 1852.

Reference:
*Lavaca County Deed B/207


*Note: While the B/207 deed states that the Lot 2 and 3 in Fractional Block 2 were reserved for Foster, L.T. Harris had previous purchased Lots 2 and 3 in Fractional Block 2 on Feb. 22, 1852 via deed B/175 from Collatinus Ballard.  Along with the lots, the deed also included an additional ½ acre of land running 35 yards on Main St. then on a westerly course to Front St. The down payment and note on the property were to be paid to a William Pursley, not Ballard.  In December of 1853, L.T. Harris and wife sold the same property back to Ballard so they did own the property in 1852 and it was not reserved for A.G. Foster.  

1851 - June 1852

Fractional Block 2 is located directly north of Block 1 and is bordered by First St. on the south and Main St. on the east.  On the north is the boundary of the original town tract. 

Fractional Block 2 Lot 2: Littleton T. and Mary Jane Harris 

On February 22, 1852, Collatinus Ballard sold Lots 2 and 3 in Fractional Block 2 and an additional ½ acre to local lawyer L.T. Harris and his wife Mary Jane.  The ½ acre ran 35 yards on Main Street thence a westerly course 71 yards, hence 35 yards to said Lot 2.  The land was sold for in consideration of $100.00 cash paid to William Pursley and a $100.00 note secured to Pursley.  


Reference:
​Lavaca County Deeds B/175

Fractional Block 2 is located directly north of Block 1 and is bordered by First St. on the south and Main St. on the east.  On the north is the boundary of the original town tract. 

Fractional Block 2

JULY-DECEMBER 1852

705 East 4th St.

Hallettsville, TX  77964

361-798-3243, ext. 200

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