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County’s Elisha Floyd, early Houston Hotel Proprietor

July 08, 2020 - 00:00
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In the spring of 1837, Tennessean Elisha Floyd along with his elder brother, William, arrived in the newly founded city of Houston. Elisha, who later became an early Grimes County settler, quickly joined up with another early Texan, Thomas Scott, to purchase the only hotel/tavern in the new Houston. On June ...

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