This is a new much-improved and expanded guide to the original South Texas Land Grants sponsored by the Texas General Land Office, Jerry Patterson, Commissioner.Part I is a very thorough history of the grants with numerous details and appendices. Part II consists of summaries of the individual grants containing additional information than found in the previous summaries. It contains figures, illustrations, and a handy general index. Truly an outstanding work compiled by the author. Austin, TX, 2009 Texas General Land Office, Archives and Records Division, 1st Ed., 343 Pgs., 8 &1/2 x 11, PB.