Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas Page: 360 of 372
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ture from Wharton, Matagorda, Jackson and Cal- In the following year he went to Texas, and folhoun,
serred a regular session and two stormy lowed his profession until 1873, when he located
extra sessions, and took a leading part in the dis- at Austin, retiring in 1878 from active practice.
cussion of the Santa Fe question, also on tie question
of quieting landtitles', and on every other question
of public interest. In 1851, he was elected to
the Senate from the counties of Matagorda, Wharton,
Colorado, Jackson, Calhoun and Victoria,
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Biographical view of Texas and its history including narratives of the individuals who helped shape Texas history and information about important point in history including: the pioneer days of Texas, Texas' transition from a Mexican state to being part of the United States, and the wars in which Texas citizens took part.
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