Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas.

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PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES..

George Washington.............................
John Adam s ...... .......... ................
Thomas Jefferson .................... ..........
Jam es M adison ..................... ...... ...
James Monroe . . ..............................
John Quincy Adams ...........................
Andrew Jackson .............................
Martin Van Buren ..............................
William Henry Harrison .......................
John Tyler ...............................
James K. Polk ...............................
Zachary Taylor ............ ....................

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14
20
26
32
38
47
52
56
60
64
68

M illard Fillm ore ....................... ........
Franklin Pierce . ........... 6.............
James Buchanan . ........... ........80
Abraham Lincoln .............................. 84
Andrew Johnson.................... 93
Ulysses S. Grant .............................. 96
R. B. H ayes.... ................... ............102
J. A. Garfield ........................:....... .. 109
Chester A. Arthur ........ ...................... 113
Grover Cleveland ....................... 117
Benjamin Harrison ... ......................... 120

DALLAS COUNTY.

IN GENSEnAL .................................. 125
G EOLOGY .................................... 129
INDIANS . . ... ...... 136
EARLY SETTLERS ....... .147
Settlers of 1841-'50 ................. 151
Early Incidents....................... .... 169
Pioneer Association ........... . .... .... 171
ORGANIZATION OF THE COUNTY ............... .. 181
O ffi cers ............. .................. ... 185
Representation in Constitutional Conventions,
etc .................... .......... 189
First Precinct Boundaries..... ............... 191
First Records........................ 193
Early Records of the Courts.... ............ 193
D istrict Judges .... ....................... 195
COURTHOusEs .................................. 199
JAIL ........................................... 202
I)ALLAS BAR .................. 203
MA EDICAL ...................................... 204
DALLAS COUNTY IN TIlE 1MEXICAN WAR .......... 209
DALLAS COUNTY IN THIE CIVIL XrAR ............. 212
Price Cam p ................ ............... 212
lReligious Services in Southern Camps........ 218
Grand Army of the Republic. .. 221
Memorial Days.... 223
TRINITTY RIVER rNAVIGATION ................... 236
RA ILROAD FACIrrTIES ........... . .............. 245
STATE FAIlR, ETC............ ........... 247
Grady's Celebrated Speech .................. 256
COUNrY SCHOOLS ........... ... .............. 271
POST OFFICES IN THE COUNTY.................. 271

DALLAS CITYIntroductory
................... 272
Clim ate... ................. ............. 273
Peculiar Advantages ....... ............. 273
Future fr Dallas . ............... ...... 275
Population ................................. 275
The Post Office... ............ ...... ..... 276
City Officers .............. ................ 278
Police.................... ................ 285
Fire Department................... ........ 286
The Burning of the City in 1860........... 9
Health Department ............ ............ 296
Street Railways . ........................... 296
Dallas as a Financial Center ......6.. 26
Board of Trade ............................. 303
Incorporated Companies........... ...... 303
Societies, etc... ........ 306
Dallas Club ... ...................... 309
Hebrew Organizations ..................... 310
Labor Organizations ............... ....... 310
Buckner Orphans' Home. . . .... . .. ... 310
St. Mary's Institute . ...................... 311
College of Pharmacy...................... . 312
The Press . ..... . ....... ...... 313
Education.. ... ....... 316
Churches........... ....... ............. 319

Lewis Publishing Company. Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas.. Chicago, Illinois. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20932/. Accessed November 23, 2014.