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[Texas Land Grant]

[Texas Land Grant]

Date: June 9, 1848
Creator: United States. Texas.
Description: Land grant for Ira Ellis signed by the governor of the state of Texas. There is a handwritten note from the clerk of Smith County regarding the grant and where it is recorded in the clerk's office about a year after the grant was issued.
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Papers concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas, Volume 2

Papers concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas, Volume 2

Date: 1975
Creator: McLean, Malcolm Dallas
Description: "Leftwich's Grant is the second volume in a series that is intended to document the colonization of an area in Central Texas that eventually became known as Robertson's Colony." It covers "the three years that [Robert] Leftwich spent in Mexico City and Saltillo" and includes "a complete account of his official negotiations with both the national government in Mexico City and the state government of Coahuila and Texas. It also includes documents concerning Dr. Felix Robertson, President of the Texas Association, and the group of young men who came to Texas with him in the fall of 1825 to explore the grant and survey land for the stockholders" (p. 11). The index begins on page 667.
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Geology of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas including the Eastern and Western Cross Timbers

Geology of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas including the Eastern and Western Cross Timbers

Date: 1899
Creator: Hill, Robert T.
Description: Geologic map shows surficial, sedimentary, crystalline, and igneous formations of the Black and Grand Prairies in Texas. Also displays topography, streams, cities, and railroads. Includes legend.
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A History of Tyler and Smith County, Texas

A History of Tyler and Smith County, Texas

Date: 1948
Creator: Woldert, Albert
Description: This book describes the early history of Tyler and Smith Counties, located in Texas, including information about the geography, notable individuals, government, elections, general reminiscences, as well as other relevant information. The index begins on page 161.
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A B C of Truck Growing

A B C of Truck Growing

Date: 1910
Creator: Dixon, Sam H.
Description: This bulletin outlines the methods and best practices of commercial truck farming in the state of Texas. It provides an A to Z list of various crops and detailed information on cultivating each one.
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East Texas.

East Texas.

Date: 1923
Creator: East Texas Chamber of Commerce.
Description: This book was created to provide "authentic information concerning the natural and co-operative resources and opportunities offered by East Texas and her people" for the general public. It contains information about the "General Development in 1921-22, The Evolution of transportation and Fixing of Lower Rate Levels, The Marketing Problem Nearing Solution, Organization, Concentration and Standardization of Quality; Pack and Grade, Co-Operative Work of A. & M. College Department of Extension Service; State Agricultural Department; Markets and Warehouses Department; [and the] Chamber of Commerce in East Texas" (p. 1).
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Texas Petroleum.

Texas Petroleum.

Date: July 1900
Creator: Phillips, William Battle
Description: This report contains information about the petroleum industry in the state of Texas, including chapters on the history, nature and origin of the resource, as well as oil and gas-bearing formations. The index begins on page 93.
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Parson Hanks---Fourteen Years in the West. A Story of Frontier Life in the Panhandle of Texas.

Parson Hanks---Fourteen Years in the West. A Story of Frontier Life in the Panhandle of Texas.

Date: 1906
Creator: Wallace, Ed. R.
Description: This book describes the life of Methodist preacher named Parson Hanks, including his journeys, courtship and marriage, experiences at conferences, religious service and other frontier experiences.
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Map of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas including the Eastern and Western Cross Timbers.

Map of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas including the Eastern and Western Cross Timbers.

Date: 1899
Creator: Hill, Robert T.
Description: Topographic map of the Black Prairie and Grand Prairie regions of Texas and southern Indian Territory, including the Eastern and Western cross timbers. Also displays streams, cities, and railroads.
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Map of the Trinity Artesian Reservoirs of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas including the Eastern and Western Cross Timbers

Map of the Trinity Artesian Reservoirs of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas including the Eastern and Western Cross Timbers

Date: 1900
Creator: Hill, Robert T.
Description: Map shows catchment, embed, and availability of Trinity reservoirs. Also displays topography, streams, cities, and railroads. Includes legend.
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