The Texas Almanac for 1870, and Emigrant's Guide to Texas Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title The Texas Almanac for 1870, and Emigrant's Guide to Texas
  • Serial Title The Texas Almanac

Contributor

  • Editor: Richardson, W.
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Editor: Belo, A. H.
    Contributor Type: Organization

Publisher

  • Name: Richardson & Co.
    Place of Publication: Galveston, Texas

Date

  • Creation: 1870-01

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: [290] 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: Agriculture
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Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas
  • Time Period: civ-war
  • Coverage Date: 1870

Collection

  • Name: Texas Almanac
    Code: TXALC

Institution

  • Name: Texas State Historical Association
    Code: TSHA

Resource Type

  • Book

Format

  • Text

Note

  • Display Note: Actual title on title page: "The Texas Almanac for 1870, and Emigrant's Guide to Texas, Showing the Vast Area, Climate and Fertility of the Soil; the Mild Temperature, neither so hot nor so cold as in the Northern States; the great Profits realized in Stock Raising, Sheep Husbandry, Agriculture and various Manufactures; the remarkable Cheapness of Living; the great Variety of Productions, and among them those of the most profitable Staples, Cotton, Sugar, Wheat, etc. ; the Abundance and Variety of Fruits; the great Value and Abundance of the Native Grape, and the Success and Profits of Wine Making; the rapidly increasing Revenue from the Export of Beef and Beef Cattle, from Wool, Hides, etc.; the Chief Towns of the State with their Population; Description of the great Subdivisions of the State; the Chief Ports and their Commerce; General Statistics of the State, Post Offices, Newspapers, Schools, Society, Historical and Biographical articles, Minerals, Railroads, the Mails, Etc., Etc., Etc."