The Texas Almanac for 1858

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The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time.

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194 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1857.

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  • Richardson & Co.
    Publisher Info: "Galveston: Prepared, Printed and Published by Richardson & Co., at the 'News' Office, 1857."
    Place of Publication: Galveston, Texas

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Texas State Historical Association

The Texas State Historical Association features its publications The Southwestern Historical Quarterly (1897-2004) and the Texas Almanac (1857-2004). Organized in Austin on March 2, 1897, the Texas State Historical Association is the oldest learned society in the state. Its mission is to "foster the appreciation, understanding, and teaching of the rich and unique history of Texas and, by example and through programs and activities, encourage and promote research, preservation, and publication of historical material affecting the state of Texas."

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The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time.

Physical Description

194 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Notes

Full title from the title page: "The Texas Almanac, for 1858; Giving Annual Statistics of the State, and the Progress of Improvements in Agriculture, Commerce and Manufactures, the Increase of Population, Wealth and Revenue; of Churches Schools, Charitable Institutions, &c.; Lands Patented and Unpatented; Statistics and Description of all the Counties; Custom Houses, Light Houses, Fortifications, Military Posts, Railroads, River Improvements, &c. Lives of Distinguished Texians; History of Texas, Continued Annually, and Designed to Embrace Many Original Documents and Important Historical Facts, Furnished by Living Witnesses, Never Before Published."

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Texas Almanac

The Texas Almanac is the source for all things Texas since 1857. This collection features the first edition of the Texas Almanac issued by The Galveston News in January 1857, and includes all issues through 1989. The Almanac serves as a reference book on resources, industries, commerce, history, government, population, and other subjects relating to the political, civic, and economic development of Texas.

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  • 1857

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The Texas Almanac for 1858, book, 1857; Galveston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123764/: accessed August 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.