[Biographical Sketch of Manuel Orgain]

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Biographical summary of Manuel Orgain, a "Negro cowman" who drove freight wagons and herded cattle and livestock through several trails across Texas, and to other states. It recounts several specific events, including a story about the 1869 flood on the San Gabriel River, and other storms.

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[4] p. ; 28 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1948.

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Biographical summary of Manuel Orgain, a "Negro cowman" who drove freight wagons and herded cattle and livestock through several trails across Texas, and to other states. It recounts several specific events, including a story about the 1869 flood on the San Gabriel River, and other storms.

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[4] p. ; 28 cm.

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[Biographical Sketch of Manuel Orgain], paper, 1948; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth426872/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Williamson Museum.