The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 56, July 1952 - April, 1953 Page: 105
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Notes and Documents 105
see some fifteen miles to the northwest. It was from this direction
the Indian raids generally came. The Cross Timbers cut off vision
to the north in about five miles. Hard by were excellent springs-
later known as Stimpson Springl2 and Cold Springs.13 The area
had all the necessities for a camper-game, wood, water, and
12Stimpson Spring is the headwater of Stimpson Branch, the waters of which
eventually flow into the Trinity River.
13Cold Springs are a series of springs over an area of some 6oo acres, the waters
of same being the headwater of Grindstone Creek, the waters of which eventually
flow into the Brazos River.
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