The Texas Almanac for 1870, and Emigrant's Guide to Texas

Description:

The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas
Creation Date: January 1870
Partner(s):
Texas State Historical Association
Collection(s):
Usage:
Total Uses: 2,004
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Creator:
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Richardson & Co.
Place of Publication: Galveston, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: January 1870
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
Date
1870  
Description:

The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time.

Note:

Actual title on title page: "The Texas Almanac for 1870, and Emigrant's Guide to Texas, Showing the Vast Area, Climate and Fertility of the Soil; the Mild Temperature, neither so hot nor so cold as in the Northern States; the great Profits realized in Stock Raising, Sheep Husbandry, Agriculture and various Manufactures; the remarkable Cheapness of Living; the great Variety of Productions, and among them those of the most profitable Staples, Cotton, Sugar, Wheat, etc. ; the Abundance and Variety of Fruits; the great Value and Abundance of the Native Grape, and the Success and Profits of Wine Making; the rapidly increasing Revenue from the Export of Beef and Beef Cattle, from Wool, Hides, etc.; the Chief Towns of the State with their Population; Description of the great Subdivisions of the State; the Chief Ports and their Commerce; General Statistics of the State, Post Offices, Newspapers, Schools, Society, Historical and Biographical articles, Minerals, Railroads, the Mails, Etc., Etc., Etc."

Physical Description:

[290] p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Keyword(s): meteorology | almanacs | gardening | horticulture | elections | taxes | railroads | solar cycles | lunar cycles
Contributor(s):
Serial Title: The Texas Almanac
Partner:
Texas State Historical Association
Collection:
Texas Almanac
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth123775
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text