Texas: the rise, progress, and prospects of the Republic of Texas, Vol.1 Page: 7 of 432
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CONTENTS OF VOLUME I.
Position of Texas as a Mexican Province-Extent, Territorial
Distribution, and Political Divisions of Mexico,
under the Government of Spain-States and Territories
of the Mexican Republic-Coahuila and Texas-Population
of Mexico-Boundaries and Subdivisions of Texas
Proper-Present Boundaries of the Republic-Natural
Divisions of Texas-Remarkable Contrast between the
Border sections and the lands of the Interior . . 3
General character of the Sea-coast on the Gulf of MexicoThe
Coast of Texas until lately almost unknown to
Navigators-Sand-bars, Islets, and Lagoons-Alluvial
Accumulations and Encroachments of the Land on the
Gulf-Sabine Bay and its Tributaries-Red River of
Natchitoches-Galveston Bay and its Tributaries-San
Luis Harbour-Brazos River and its Tributaries-San
Bernard and Old Caney-The Bays of Matagorda, La
Baca, Espiritu Santo, Aransas, and Corpus Christi, with
their Tributaries-Laguna del Madre-Rio Grande del
Norte-Fresh Water Lakes and Ponds-Sudden Disappearance
of small Streams-Average Supply of Water
-Difference between the Rivers on the Eastern side and
those Westward of the Rocky Mountains . . . 20
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Kennedy, William. Texas: the rise, progress, and prospects of the Republic of Texas, Vol.1, book, January 1, 1841; London. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2389/m1/7/: accessed May 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .