The Texas Almanac for 1873, and Emigrant's Guide to Texas

Description:

The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, history, 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: 1873~  
Partner(s):
Texas State Historical Association
Collection(s):
Usage:
Total Uses: 2,627
Past 30 days: 37
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Creator:
Unknown
Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Richardson, Belo & Co.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1873~
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
Date
1873  
Description:

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

Note:

Full title from title page: "The Texas Almanac for 1873, and Emigrant's Guide to Texas, Showing a portion of our Early History: the Lives and Reminiscences of the participants in our revolution ; the vast area of our State, and the great Productive Power of our Soil, and its Adaptation to all the most Valuable Staples; the present remarkable Cheapness of our Lands; the Salubrity of our Climate; the great Length of our Seasons, for all Farming Purposes; the Cheapness of all the Necessaries of Life; the Great Profits of Farming, of Stock Raising, and of Sheep Husbandry; together with all the most important Statistics of the State and of the United States; besides Scientific articles on the Geology and Climatology of the State. Indeed scarcely a subject is omitted that can be of interest to the Immigrant, who comes to make Texas his future Home, or to answer the inquires of his friends abroad."

Physical Description:

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

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): horticulture | gardening | railroads | meteorology | asylums | debts | taxes
Serial Title: The Texas Almanac
Partner:
Texas State Historical Association
Collection:
Texas Almanac
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth123778
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text