Life of J. W. Holston

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Handwritten manuscript by John Willis Holston. Chronicles his family's journey to Texas from Mississippi in 1869. Includes stories from his days as a cowboy on a cattle drive, and his two year service as a Texas Ranger.

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Holston, John Willis 1930~.

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  • Main Title: Life of J. W. Holston
  • Added Title: Manuscript autobiography of John Willis Holston

Description

Handwritten manuscript by John Willis Holston. Chronicles his family's journey to Texas from Mississippi in 1869. Includes stories from his days as a cowboy on a cattle drive, and his two year service as a Texas Ranger.

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Texas History Collection

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  • 1930~

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  • Nov. 23, 2004, 7:27 p.m.

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  • Oct. 13, 2014, 10:29 a.m.

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Holston, John Willis. Life of J. W. Holston, book, 1930~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2418/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .