Guide to Texas emigrants


A promotional guide enticing settlers to come to Texas.

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vi, 192 p. fold. map, plate. 19 cm.

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Woodman, David, Jr. 1835.


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A promotional guide enticing settlers to come to Texas.

Physical Description

vi, 192 p. fold. map, plate. 19 cm.


"Introductory remarks to the pamphlet ... published by the Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company, in January, 1831": p. [13]-75.


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Rare Book and Texana Collections

These materials include a 1633 map, America Noviter Delineata; H. K. Yoakum's History of Texas, and Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana, in the year 1852 by Randolph B. Marcy.

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  • 1835

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Woodman, David, Jr. Guide to Texas emigrants, book, 1835; Boston. ( accessed November 29, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting Dallas Public Library.

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