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Listed in American Breweries II as Lando, Michael Hennech suggests that this might be Llano. I believe that it is Laredo. It is not uncommon for the ornate handwriting of the time to be misread on official documents.
Laredo is on the Rio Grande in southwestern Webb County in South Texas, about 150 miles southwest of San Antonio and 135 miles west of Corpus Christi. Laredo was established in 1755 by Tomás Sánchez de la Barrera y Garza. Today, it is a major port of entry for international trade and tourism between the United States and Mexico.
J. J. Knott 1878-1879
John J. Knott (born in England in the early 1830s) is listed on the 1870 census as a rancher in Atascosa County, near San Antonio, where he stayed until 1876 according to a land title online. By 1880, he was living Laredo. Ancestry.com lists him as J. I. Knott, but when viewing the original document, it is clear the two initials are the same. The spouse and children are the same. On the 1880 Census he is listed as a hotelier. It is not out of the realm of possibility that his brewery was part of the hotel.