The Higher Abdication


Short story set in San Antonio.

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[28], 527-660, [58] p. : ill., some col. ; 26 cm.

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Henry, O., 1862-1910 August 1906.


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Short story set in San Antonio.

Physical Description

[28], 527-660, [58] p. : ill., some col. ; 26 cm.


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  • Munsey's Magazine 35.5 (Aug. 1906): 548-60.


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O. Henry Project

Written under the pseudonym O. Henry, the stories of William Sydney Porter are available as they first appeared in the popular magazines of the day.

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  • August 1906

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  • Jan. 8, 2011, 2:31 p.m.

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  • Sept. 20, 2017, 7:03 p.m.

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Henry, O., 1862-1910. The Higher Abdication, prose (fiction), August 1906; New York. ( accessed August 9, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.