Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Historical Document from Reader: 1902 Tax Bill of Samuel W. Brooks, Photo

"Attached is a copy of the original 1902 state and county tax bill of Samuel W Brooks. The document comes from the Lillian Leandro collection...Lillian was the great-great granddaughter of Mr. Brooks.
Brooks served as Brownsville's city engineer and was a well known architect. Many of his papers are under the care of Rene and Lucy Torres. Lucy is the great-great-great granddaughter of Samuel Brooks."



1 comment:

  1. Wish I had the money to buy one of those old historical houses, or a historical building in downtown. The architectural design and detail they would put into buildings back then was beautiful! Now everything is just a simple box with four walls and a roof and no detail.

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