TX113. GALVESTON 1870, HENRY RUNGE, check on the NATIONAL BANK OF TEXAS for 242.10 in Gold for compressing 269 bales of cotton. Runge, one of the early German immigrants, established a general store in a tent in Indianola, appointed United States consul at Indian Point, established the first private bank in Texas, etc. Runge, Texas was named after Henry Runge. Check with 2c Bank Check revenue, Runge handstamp. $26.

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