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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Tables: top prices of quarantine grass steers, 1907-1913; top prices of quarantine
fed steers, 1906-1913; receipts of cattle at Fort Worth, 1903-1910o; numbers of cattle
fattened in Texas for market, 1809-1903; 103 herds on Drovers' Account, 188o;
shipment of cattle from Galveston, 1871-1874; 1918 rates for cattle shipment.
Contents: Chapter I discusses the Spanish-Mexican period-cattle about San
Antonio in 1762, at La Bahia in 1768, in southwestern Texas about 18oo, and
cattle brought by Americans. Chapter II gives a general survey from the establish-
ment of the Republic to the Civil War-cattle in southwestern Texas in 1838, cattle
raising in 1840, the Mexican War, westward extension of settlement and cattle
raising, markets to the close of the Civil War, ranch life, breeds of cattle, condi-
tions during war. Chapter III describes Indian depredations-Indian raids on cattle
in Spanish times, hostility of Indians to whites, Comanche on warpath, Santa
Gertrudis Ranch, Indian fights on Canadian River, depredations and horse stealing
during Civil War, raids of 1864 to 1867, losses in 1871, fights at Bird Creek and
Salt Creek, retreat and work of Rangers. Chapter IV covers the trail-driving
livestock before Civil War, conditions in Texas and the north at the close of the
war, beginning of great drives, drives of 1867, 1868, and 1869, location of trails
(Chisholm, Shawnee, West Shawnee, Goodnight, Southern), decline of Abilene
and rise of Ellsworth, Newton, and Wichita, development of Dodge City, drovers,
bosses, women on trail, dangers and difficulties. Chapter V outlines marketing to
188o-marketing during Spanish and Mexican period, driving to New Orleans,
shipments by sea before and after Civil War, drives northward, prices and distri-
bution, development of northern markets, railway transportation, early packeries
in Texas, export trade, and Texas cattle fever. Chapter VI deals with marketing,
transportation, and related problems from 188o to 1918-extension of railroads,
fencing of ranges, extinction of trails, range marketing, selling to Indian agencies,
markets in Chicago, St. Louis, and Kansas City, development of markets within
Texas, and railway transportation and related problems (evil practices before
governmental regulation, costs of marketing, Texas fever, feeding cattle). Chapter
VII is devoted to the economic aspect of marketing from 1880 to 1918.
Tzg98/Mzz8. RANCH., INDUS., SP., MEX., C. W., MEX. W., IND., TEX. RANG., TRANS.,
R. R., TR., COM.
MCCALEB, WALTER FLAVIUS - M.A., June, 1897 
The Spanish Missions of Texas. 11o pp.
Tables: census tables for (1) San Jos6 Mission, 1770-1799; (2) Concepci6n, 1770-
1814; (3) San Juan, 1770-1814; (4) Espada, 1770-1814.
Contents: Written in essay form, the thesis covers the one-hundred-year period
from the founding of the mission of San Francisco de los Tejas in 1690o to the
establishment of the mission of Nuestra Sefiora del Refugio in 1792. The period of
mission development is divided into four stages: 1690-1693, 1715-1722, 1747-1762,
Published: "Some Points in the Mission Period of Texas History," Quarterly of
the Texas State Historical Association, Volume I, Number 3 (January, 1898),
Tz897/M124. SP., Miss., REL.
MCCALLUM, NANCY Lou - M.A., August, 1936 [270o]
History of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, in San Antonio,
Texas. vi+ 3o pp.
Contents: Three chapters discuss the founding and history of Methodist congre-
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