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By Rahcel Lofton, Susie Hendrix and Jane Kennedy, 1926. A stirring narrative of adventure, hardship and privation in the early days of Texas, depicting struggles with the Indians and other adventures.
By J.W. Wilbarger, 1890. Reliable accounts of battles, wars, adventures, forays, murders, massacres, etc., together with biographical sketches of many of the most noted Indian fighters and frontiersmen of Texas. Source: Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library
Brief biography of Thomas M. Bagby. Contains a short history of how the site of his home became the location of the early Houston Public Library.
Printed document of the Consulate of the Republic of Texas with seal of Consulate, signed by the Consul Nathaniel Townsend.
Appointment of Isaac W. Burton as Deputy Surveyor of Nacogdoches. Burton was Captain of the Republic of Texas Rangers, from 1835 - 1836. Signed by A. A. Nelson, County Surveyor.
Report and resolutions of committee to govern the county Treasurers in his payment of monies. Signed by Adolphus Stern.
Sam Houston seated holding cane and hat.
French map of Louisiana and the Mississippi River, around the time of the Louisiana Purchase. Shows the areas of Louisiana, what would become Texas, South Carolina, Virginia, and other states as they existed at the time this map was produced. Title of map translated from printed inscription. Includes topographical details and inset. Text is in French.
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