Texas in 1850. By Melinda Rankin.

CONTENTS.
PART FIRST.
CHAPTER I.
Revolution and Annexation. Subsequent Prosperity. Future Prospects.
The Basis of Future Prosperity. Texas a Missionary
Field . . . . . . . . . . . p. 13
CHAPTER II.
Texas compared with other States. Inducements for the Emigration
of the Farmer and Mechanic. Prospect and Encouragement of
the Emigrant. Improvements. Natural Scenery. Flowers. Physical
Resources. State of Society. Moral Institutions. Prosperity
of the Temperance Cause. p. 21
CHAPTER III.
Church and School Foundation of Civil and Religious Liberty. Difficulties
of sustaining the Christian Religion in the early times of
Texas. Its Success and Future Prospects. The Gospel Ministry.
An Efficient Ministry. The Necessity of Supporting the Ministry.
The Standard of Piety should become more elevated. p. 31
CHAPTER IV.
Church and School Buildings. Scarcity in Texas. Importance of
Early Attention to these Objects. Want of Teachers. Co-operation
of the North with the South in advancing the Cause of Education.
Free School System. Importance and Advantage to
Texas. Extract from the Governor's Message. . . p. 39

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