Author Biographical Info

James Fisher Martin (1808-1888) was a physician, Matagorda County sheriff, and rancher. Dr. Martin attended the wounded after the battle of San Jacinto, and subsequently opene a drugstore and doctor's office in Matagorda.

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Medicine--United States--History--19th century, Historical documents, Physicians, Probate law and practice--Texas, Matagorda County (TX), probate records, legal documents, estate records, property (legal concept), judicial records, compensation (economic concept), ephemera (general object genre)


Matagorda County (TX)


Claim filed against Estate of Benjamin J. Stockton for medical services rendered to decedent, approved by G.R. James, Justice of the Peace. See more at John P. McGovern, MD Collection of Texas Historical Medical Documents and its finding aid.


Digital copy made available by Texas Medical Center Library.



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