Texas: the rise, progress, and prospects of the Republic of Texas, Vol.1 Page: 8 of 432
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Climate of Texas-Its Variety and general Salubrity-Causes
of its superiority to the Climate of Louisiana-Prevalent
Winds-Average Heat of Summer and genial influence
of the prevailing Breeze -Drought and unequal distribution
of Rain in Summer-Northers -Mildness of the
Winters in Texas Proper-Cold of New Mexico-Prospects
of Medical Men-Precautions for the Preservation
of Health-Absence of Pulmonary Complaints-Singular
Salubrity of North-western Texas-Dryness of the Atmosphere-Anecdote
of a Comanche Indian-Climate of the
Rio Grande Country-Freedom of Texas from Yellow
Fever-Epidemic at Galveston and Houston-Salutary
Effects of Cultivation-Descendants of poor Emigrants in
the United States-Kentucky and Texas compared by a
Kentuckian-Climate of the Country west of the Rocky
Mountains . . . . . . . . 65
Caution to Emigrants-Authorities favourable to TexasNatural
-Tobacco-Indigo-Cochineal-The Mulberry treePotatoes,
Sweet and Common--Wheat-Barley-RiceVanilla-Fruits
Trees and Shrubs-The Cross TimberCane-brakes-Plants
and Flowers-The Prairies . . 83
Geological features of Texas-Gold and Silver of the Northwestern
Highlands-Iron-ore, Alum, Copper, Lead, Steatite,
and White Sulphuret of Iron-Mass of Metal at the
Sources of the Brazos, supposed to be Meteoric IronDiscovery
of Zinc and Iron Pyrites-Peculiar Species of
Stone-Abundance of Coal and Materials for Brick-making
-Pumice Stone and Asphaltum at Galveston IslandBituminous
Bed on the San Bernard-Salt Lakes and Mineral
Springs-Marine Fossil Remains and Siliceous Petrifactions-Petrified
Forest near the Sources of the Pasigono
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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/m1/8/: accessed June 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .