Texas in 1850. By Melinda Rankin.

TEXAS IN 1850.

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as much accurateness as circumstances will permit. We
will commence with Eastern Texas, that part, as has
been already stated, situated between the Sabine and
Trinity rivers. This division contains thirty-five Counties,
of which those on the Sabine commencing on the
South are the following.
Counties. Shiretowns.
Jefferson, Beaumont,
Newton, Burkeville,
Sabine, Milam,
Shelbyville, Shelby,
Panola, Carthage,
Harrison, Marshall,
Cass, Jefferson,
Bowie, N. E. Co. De-Kalb,
On the Northern boundary, lying on Red river,
Red River Co. Clarksville,
Lamar, Paris,
Fannin, Bonham,
Grayson, Sherman,
Cooke, Unsettled,
On the Trinity river commencing on the South.
Liberty,
partly on the E. and partly on the W. Liberty,
Polk, do. do. Livingston,
Houston,
entirely on the E. Crockett,
Anderson, Palestine,
Henderson, Buffalo,
Kaufman, Kaufman,
Dallas,
partly on the E. and partly on the W. Dallas,
Denton,
entirely on the E. Alton,
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Rankin, Melinda. Texas in 1850. By Melinda Rankin.. Boston. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6107/. Accessed May 25, 2015.