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Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas

Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas – Southern Publishign Company. Biography is not given its rightful place in literature. It has a more intimate relation to History than is assigned by common judgment; for, after all, the life of any nation is … Weiterlesen

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The Journey of Alvar Nuñez Cabeza De Vaca

The Journey of Alvar Nuñez Cabeza De Vaca – Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca. Alvar Nuñez joined the expedition of Pámfilo de Narvaez to Florida in 1526 as treasurer. With two other Spaniards and an Arab Moor, he was the … Weiterlesen

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A pictorial history of Texas

A pictorial history of Texas – Homer S. Thrall. The history of Texas possesses a peculiar interest. The contests for the possession of the country; the grand old mission structures erected for the conversion of the natives; the numerous changes … Weiterlesen

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Indian Wars and Pioneers of Texas

Indian Wars and Pioneers of Texas – John Henry Brown. The book leads the reader through the past to the present and here leaves him amid active and progressive men who are advancing, along with him, toward the future. Including, … Weiterlesen

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History of the Revolution in Texas

History of the Revolution in Texas – Chester Newell. The History of the Revolution in Texas’ can be pronounced a clear and rapid narrative of the different events which have attended that piratical outbreak. Taking the story, however, as he … Weiterlesen

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In the Bosom of the Comanches

In the Bosom of the Comanches – Theodore Adolphus Babb. Mr. Babb, a descendant of resolute venturesome pioneer stock, entered upon an eventful boyhood in the untamed wilds of the western border of Texas in a locality and period when … Weiterlesen

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Life and Adventures of Sam Bass

Life and Adventures of Sam Bass – Sam Bass. Sam Bass was a 19th-century American Old West train robber and outlaw. He was part of a gang that robbed a train of $60,000. After forming his own gang, however, he … Weiterlesen

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The War in Texas

The War in Texas – Benjamin Lundy. Lundy’s pamphlet on „The War in Texas“ is not only the best account, up to that time, of the Texas conspiracy, but closes with the remarkable prediction of the Southern Confederacy, which established … Weiterlesen

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History of Texas 1685 – 1846 Volume 2

History of Texas 1685 – 1846 Volume 2 – Henderson King Yoakum. This is a valuable contribution to general history, and especially to the history of the United States. The past of Texas is here brought down and covers a … Weiterlesen

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History of Texas 1685 – 1846 Volume 1

History of Texas 1685 – 1846 Volume 1 – Henderson King Yoakum. This is a valuable contribution to general history, and especially to the history of the Uniteed States. The past of Texas is here brought down and covers a … Weiterlesen

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