History of Texas, together with a biographical history of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson counties : containing a concise history of the state, with portraits and biographies of prominent citizens of the above named counties, and personal histories of many of the early settlers and leading families

Description:

History of Texas : together with a biographical history of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson counties : containing a concise history of the state, with portraits and biographies of prominent citizens of the above named counties, and personal histories of many of the early settlers and leading families.

Creator(s): Lewis Publishing Company, publisher.
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1893  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries
Collection(s):
Rare Book and Texana Collections
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Creator (Compiler):
Lewis Publishing Company, publisher.

Kennedy, William, 1799-1849.

Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Lewis Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Chicago
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1893
  • Digitized: October 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Milam County
Place
United States - Texas - Williamson County
Place
United States - Texas - Bastrop County
Place
United States - Texas - Travis County
Place
United States - Texas - Lee County
Place
United States - Texas - Burleson County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

History of Texas : together with a biographical history of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson counties : containing a concise history of the state, with portraits and biographies of prominent citizens of the above named counties, and personal histories of many of the early settlers and leading families.

Note:

Presentation inscription on 2nd leaf: "Mrs Margaret C. Taylor / from / Dec 18 1893, Her Husband".
Extensive notes on blank leaves and in parts of text, primarily recording the history of Washington Anderson and his family. Verso of 2nd leaf with hand-written copies of land grant information; recto of 3rd leaf with affixed receipt from Assessor & Collector's office, Williamson County, dated March 14, 1864 for payment of taxes by Washington Anderson, paid in Confederate money; verso of 3rd leaf with history of Washington Anderson, possibly written by his daughter?; Verso of title page with information on Robert Hay Taliferro (who married Chloe Anderson, Washington's daughter), quoted from "Flowers and Fruits" by Z.N. Marrell(?). P. vii with list of members of 16th Texas Infantry; p.470-471 with affixed newspaper clipping about John Osborn Nash, includes information on Washington Anderson; notes on the Anderson family around Anderson's entry, including corrections to the entry; On 1st blank leaf after text is information on Mabel & Fannie Taylor and their descent from Daniel Coleman. On next two blank leaves are affixed a clipping of an eulogy to Robert Hay Taliaferro.

Physical Description:

[7], iv-vii, [2], 10-826, [2] p., [56] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Biographies
Partner:
UNT Libraries
Collection:
Rare Book and Texana Collections
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 1720946 |
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1971-7
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth29785
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
Rights:
Access: Public