Life and Adventures of Ben Thompson the Famous Texan.

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This book is a biography of Ben Thompson, "Including a detailed and authentic statement of his birth, history and adventures by one who has known him since a child" (from the title page). The original of this item includes an insert from The Steck Company giving a brief overview of the history of the book (number of copies published, prices, etc.).

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229 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

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Walton, W. M. 1956.

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  • The Steck Company
    Publisher Info: "A Facsimile Edition"
    Place of Publication: Austin, Texas

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The Austin History Center is the local history division of the Austin Public Library. It provides the public with information about the history, events, and activities of Austin and Travis County. It collects and preserves information about local governments, businesses, residents, institutions, and neighborhoods so that generations to come will have access to our history. It presents here images from the Neal Douglass Photography Collection, the General Collection Photographs, the Bergstrom-Austin Community Council Records, the Chalberg Collection of Prints and Negatives, and the O. Henry Project.

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Description

This book is a biography of Ben Thompson, "Including a detailed and authentic statement of his birth, history and adventures by one who has known him since a child" (from the title page). The original of this item includes an insert from The Steck Company giving a brief overview of the history of the book (number of copies published, prices, etc.).

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229 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

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On title page: "Austin: Published by the Author. 1884."

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  • 1956

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Walton, W. M. Life and Adventures of Ben Thompson the Famous Texan., book, 1956; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38114/: accessed December 2, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.