History of Texas, Together with a Biographical History of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson Counties.

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Book containing a brief overview of the state of Texas and more specific focus on six specific counties, with extensive biographical sketches about persons related to the history of those places. An alphabetical index of persons who are included follows the table of contents at the front of the book.

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[7], iv-vii, [2], 10-826, [2] p., [56] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.

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Lewis Publishing Company 1893.

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  • Main Title: History of Texas, Together with a Biographical History of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson Counties.
  • Added Title: History of Texas, Together With a Biographical History of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson Counties: Containing a Concise History of the State, With Portraits and Biographies of Prominent Citizens of the Above Named Counties, and Personal Histories of Many of the Early Settlers and Leading Families
  • Added Title: The Lone Star State

Description

Book containing a brief overview of the state of Texas and more specific focus on six specific counties, with extensive biographical sketches about persons related to the history of those places. An alphabetical index of persons who are included follows the table of contents at the front of the book.

Physical Description

[7], iv-vii, [2], 10-826, [2] p., [56] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.

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Presentation inscription on 2nd leaf: "Mrs Margaret C. Taylor / from / Dec 18 1893, Her Husband".
Extensive notes on blank leaves and in parts of text, primarily recording the history of Washington Anderson and his family. Verso of 2nd leaf with hand-written copies of land grant information; recto of 3rd leaf with affixed receipt from Assessor & Collector's office, Williamson County, dated March 14, 1864 for payment of taxes by Washington Anderson, paid in Confederate money; verso of 3rd leaf with history of Washington Anderson, possibly written by his daughter?; Verso of title page with information on Robert Hay Taliferro (who married Chloe Anderson, Washington's daughter), quoted from "Flowers and Fruits" by Z.N. Marrell(?). P. vii with list of members of 16th Texas Infantry; p.470-471 with affixed newspaper clipping about John Osborn Nash, includes information on Washington Anderson; notes on the Anderson family around Anderson's entry, including corrections to the entry; On 1st blank leaf after text is information on Mabel & Fannie Taylor and their descent from Daniel Coleman. On next two blank leaves are affixed a clipping of an eulogy to Robert Hay Taliaferro.

A portion of the last page is missing, including text in the upper-left corner of page 825 and the upper-right corner of page 826.

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  • History of Texas, Together with a Biographical History of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson Counties. [e-book], ark:/67531/metapth846133

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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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Book containing a brief overview of the state of Texas and more specific focus on six specific counties, with extensive biographical sketches about persons related to the history of those places. An alphabetical index of persons who are included follows the table of contents at the front of the book.

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  • 1893

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Lewis Publishing Company. History of Texas, Together with a Biographical History of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson Counties., book, 1893; Chicago, Illinois. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29785/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .