A Pictorial History of Texas, From the Earliest Visits of European Adventurers, to A.D. 1879.

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Illustrated history of Texas, organized into ten sections: [1] General Description of the Country, [2] Texas Under Spanish Domination, 1695--1820, [3] Colonization Under Mexican Domination, 1820--1834, [4] The Revolution, [5] The Republic, From 1837 to 1846, [6] Texas as a State, from 1847 to 1878, [7] Indians, [8] Biographies, [9] History -- Counties, and [10] Miscellaneous Items.

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xix, 861 p. 2 fold. : maps, plates, ports. ; digital (epub and mobi files)

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Thrall, Homer S., 1819-1894 2017.

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  • Main Title: A Pictorial History of Texas, From the Earliest Visits of European Adventurers, to A.D. 1879.
  • Added Title: Embracing the periods of missions, colonization, the revolution the republic, and the state; also, a topographical description of the country ... together with its Indian tribes and their wars, and biographical sketches of hundreds of its leading historical characters. Also, a list of the countries, with historical and topical notes, and descriptions of the public institutions of the state.

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Illustrated history of Texas, organized into ten sections: [1] General Description of the Country, [2] Texas Under Spanish Domination, 1695--1820, [3] Colonization Under Mexican Domination, 1820--1834, [4] The Revolution, [5] The Republic, From 1837 to 1846, [6] Texas as a State, from 1847 to 1878, [7] Indians, [8] Biographies, [9] History -- Counties, and [10] Miscellaneous Items.

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xix, 861 p. 2 fold. : maps, plates, ports. ; digital (epub and mobi files)

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"Biographical sketches": p.[475]-637.
Copy 2: Gift; Estate of Mrs. C.S. Scott.
Copy 2: ex.coll. Anson Jones Family library.
Cop. 1 and 3 : t. p. wanting.

This e-book has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. http://www.neh.gov/

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From Republic to State: Debates and Documents Relating to the Annexation of Texas, 1836-1856

As one of only two sovereign nations to join the U.S., the Republic of Texas occupies a unique place in American history. These materials relate to this volatile era. Funding provided by a TexTreasures grant.

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Out-of-print books related to Texas and Oklahoma history, made available as ebooks thanks to a Humanities Open Book Program grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence.

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Illustrated history of Texas, organized into ten sections: [1] General Description of the Country, [2] Texas Under Spanish Domination, 1695--1820, [3] Colonization Under Mexican Domination, 1820--1834, [4] The Revolution, [5] The Republic, From 1837 to 1846, [6] Texas as a State, from 1847 to 1878, [7] Indians, [8] Biographies, [9] History -- Counties, and [10] Miscellaneous Items.

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Thrall, Homer S., 1819-1894. A Pictorial History of Texas, From the Earliest Visits of European Adventurers, to A.D. 1879., book, 2017; Denton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth846139/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .