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The journey of Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca and his companions from Florida to the Pacific, 1528-1536

The journey of Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca and his companions from Florida to the Pacific, 1528-1536

Date: 1922
Creator: Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar Núñez
Description: Also published by A.S. Barnes & Co., New York, 1905, in the series called The trail makers. 16558
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The journey of Coronado, 1540-1542, from the city of Mexico to the Grand Canon of the Colorado and the buffalo plains of Texas, Kansas and Nebraska, as told by himself and his followers

The journey of Coronado, 1540-1542, from the city of Mexico to the Grand Canon of the Colorado and the buffalo plains of Texas, Kansas and Nebraska, as told by himself and his followers

Date: 1922
Creator: Winship, George Parker
Description: The translations included in the present volume are found, accompanied by an historical introduction and the Spanish text of Castañeda's narrative, in the editor's The Coronado expedition, 1540-1542 (U.S. Bureau of American enthology, 14th annual report, pt. I, Washington, 1896, p. 329-613) The narrative of Castañeda is from a Spanish ms. preserved in the New York Public library. Also published by A.S. Barnes & Co., New York, 1904, in the series called The trail makers. Introduction.--Itinerary of the Coronado expeditions, 1527-1547.--Translation of the narrative of Castañeda.--Translation of the letter from Mendoza to the king, April 17, 1540.--Translation of the letter from Coronado to Mendoza, August 3, 1540.--Translation of the Traslado de las nuevas.--Translation of the Relacion del suceso.--Translation of a letter from Coronado to the king, October 20, 1541.--Translation of the narrative of Jaramillo.--Translation of the report of Hernando de Alvarado.--Testimony concerning those who went on the expedition with Francisco Vasquez Coronado. 16565
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The journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, sieur de La Salle

The journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, sieur de La Salle

Date: unknown
Creator: Cox, Isaac Joslin
Description: The journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, sieur de La Salle published in 2 volumes. This is volume-2, as related by his faithful lieutenant, Henri de Tonty; his missionary colleagues, Fathers Zenobius Membre, Louis Hennepin, and Anastasius Douay; his early biographer, Father Christian LeClercq; his trusted subordinate, Henri Joutel; and his brother, Jean Cavelier; together with memoirs, commissions, etc. Edited with an introduction by Isaac Joslin Cox
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The Land of Opportunity: West Texas

The Land of Opportunity: West Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This book contains a general description of the agricultural and natural resources as well as the urban development of West Texas.
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Laws Passed by the Ninth Congress, of the Republic of Texas.

Laws Passed by the Ninth Congress, of the Republic of Texas.

Date: 1845
Creator: Texas (Republic). Eighth Congress.
Description: This volume includes the text of acts and resolutions passed by the government of the Republic of Texas to become law. Index starts on the first page i, after page 133.
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The leadership of Speaker Sam Rayburn

The leadership of Speaker Sam Rayburn

Date: 1961
Creator: United States. 87th Cong. 1st sess., 1961. House.
Description: collected tributes of his congressional colleagues. A compilation of tributes paid him in the Hall of the House of Representatives, June 12, 1961, and other pertinent material, to celebrate the occasion of his having served as speaker twice as long as any of his predecessors in the history of the United States; sixteen years and 273 days. Prepared and printed in accordance with House Concurrent Resolution 342, passed July 20, 1961, by the Eighty-seventh Congress, first session.
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Lectures and best literary productions of Bob Taylor

Lectures and best literary productions of Bob Taylor

Date: 1912
Creator: Taylor, Robert Love
Description: Lectures and best literary productions of Bob Taylor; beautifully illustrated with views from the scenes of his early life in his beloved "Happy Valley." Introductory. "A memory," by De L. Rice.--"The fiddle and the bow."--The paradise of fools.--"Visions and dreams."--"Love, laughter and song."--"Sentiment."--"The old plantation."--Dixie.--Castles in the air.--Temptation.--Uncle Sam.--Addresses Tennessee centennial.--Notable speeches.--Love letters,
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Legislative Messages of Hon. James V. Allred, Governor of Texas 1935-1939

Legislative Messages of Hon. James V. Allred, Governor of Texas 1935-1939

Date: 1939
Creator: Allred, James V.
Description: Messages from the Governor to the Legislature, including proclamations, inaugural addresses, and veto messages.
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[Letter from Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna to Francisco Pizarro Martinez, June 5, 1836]

[Letter from Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna to Francisco Pizarro Martinez, June 5, 1836]

Date: June 5, 1836
Creator: Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de
Description: Letter from Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna to Francisco Pizarro Martinez, from Velasco, Texas.
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[Letter from Atilano Sanchez to Mariano, March 13, 1857]

[Letter from Atilano Sanchez to Mariano, March 13, 1857]

Date: March 13, 1857
Creator: Sanchez, Atilano
Description: Transmittal of copies of documents in the reform of the Fundación de la Obra Pía; efforts to save the organization from destruction; opposition of “los principales en lo científico” Juan José Espinosa de los Monteros, Juan Francisco Azcárate, and Andrés Quintana Roó, directed by Francisco Sánchez de Tagle; mercantile opposition by Lorenzo Carrera; benefits obtained by Lorenzo Zavala for editing the “Decreto sentencia expoliatoria”; financial support given group by Francisco González Agüero; opposition of deputies and senators; provisions of benefactress' will changed; appointment of Patronos; fear of ministry of Lerdo; election of president; fear of spending of all money derived from “tratado pendiente” with the United States; effort to withdraw Jesuits from supervision of the Obra pía; denuncia made by Promotor Robledo; appeal to Pedro Escudero; “El Impreso del S. Vélez”; exclusion of Jesuits from Hacienda pública confirmed by Santa Anna in 1843; limits on amortization.
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