References and Resources
Documents Available for Sale
Red River County Documents
The Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum recently acquired copies of John B. Denton original documents dating from 1837-1880, including Denton’s will, emigration data, land patents, and land commission certificates. The copies of these documents and transcriptions are available for sale. The two binder set of 350 legal pages is available for $150.
Please contact the Denton County Office of History and Culture for further information about purchasing these documents.
A copy of the documents is available at the museum for on-site research purposes only.
Documents Available for On-Site Research Only
Reverend Littleton Fowler Letters
Copies and transcriptions of the correspondence between Rev. Fowler and John B. Denton are available for on-site research purposes only.
These copies were obtained from the Center for Methodist Studies at Bridwell Library, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX.
Additional Letters and Articles Published about John B. Denton
Copies and transcriptions of the correspondence between Denton family members are available for on-site research purposes only.
These copies were obtained from the Emily Fowler Public Library, Genealogy, Denton, TX.
Lawsuit Regarding the Estate of John B. Denton
A copy of the lawsuit pertaining to the estate of John B. Denton is available for on-site research purposes only. This document is not transcribed.
This document was obtained from the Texas State Archives, Austin, TX.
Other Resources and References
The library maintained by the Denton County Historical Commission and the Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum contains books pertaining to Denton County history including information about John B. Denton. These materials are available for on-site research purposes only.
Please contact the Denton County Office of History and Culture for more information.
The Portal to Texas History
The University of North Texas has reference materials online related to Texas history including information about John B. Denton and his children.
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