The Texas Almanac for 1858 Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title The Texas Almanac for 1858
  • Serial Title The Texas Almanac

Publisher

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

Date

  • Creation: 1857

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: 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.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Texas -- Statistics.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Texas -- History.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Places - United States - Texas
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Government and Law
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Agriculture
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Education
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Individuals
  • Keyword: almanacs
  • Keyword: taxes
  • Keyword: horticulture
  • Keyword: astrology
  • Keyword: debts
  • Keyword: railroads
  • Keyword: lunar cycles
  • Keyword: solar cycles

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas
  • Time Period: tex-fron
  • Coverage Date: 1858

Collection

  • Name: Texas Almanac
    Code: TXALC

Institution

  • Name: Texas State Historical Association
    Code: TSHA

Resource Type

  • Book

Format

  • Text

Note

  • Display Note: 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."