A pictorial history of Texas, from the earliest visits of European adventurers, to A.D. 1879. Embracing the periods of missions, colonization, the revolution the republic, and the state; also, a topographical description of the country ... together with its Indian tribes and their wars, and biographical sketches of hundreds of its leading historical characters. Also, a list of the countries, with historical and topical notes, and descriptions of the public institutions of the state. Page: 12 of 859
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TABLE OF CONTENTS.
Clark's Administration.-Surrender of United States Property at San
Antonio, and in the South-west.-Indians Hostile.-Warlikepreparations
on a Large Scale.-The Blockade.-Lubbock's Administration.The
State Prosperous.-Arizona Expedition.-Federals ta'ke Possession
of Galveston.-M-agrucder in Command in Texas.-Recapture of
Galveston by the Confederates.-Federals Repulsed at Sabine Pass.Conscript
Law.-Martial Law.-Cotton Orders.-HEouston on Martial
Law.--narr ah's Administration.-Fine Crops.-Federals in the
South-west.-Fighting in Louisiana.-Cotton Orders Again.--Murrah
vs. Magruder.-Confederate Armies Disband. - - 88
First Reconstruction.-Hamilton's Administration.-Registration of
Loyal Voters.-Election.-Convention.-Hamilton's Message.Throckmorton's
Administration.-Governments in the Southern
States Declared Provisional, only.-Sheridan's Order on Assuming
Command.-New Registration.--Iron Clad Oath.-Throckmorton
Removed.-Second Reconstruction Convention.-A iinitio Controversy.-Suffrage
Bill.-Protest of the Ab initios.-Convention Dissolved.--Election.
Davis' Administration.-Texas Delegates Admitted to Their Seats in
Congress.-Martial Law Again.-State Police.-Frontier Protection.
-Threatened Collision at the Close of his Administration.-Happily
Averted.-Coke's Administration.-Country Prosperous.-Constitutional
Convention.-Hubbard's Administration.-Lawlessness Suppressed.
IND I A iNS .
Three Classes- of Indians. 1. Paeblas.-Indians who Cultivate the
SoiL-2. Nassonites, Cennis, Caddos, Wacos, Intrusive Tribes.-3.
Nomadic or Migratory Indians, that Live by Huntin g-Comanches,
Apaches, Lipans, etc., etc. - - - - - 44
Battles in Chronological Order.-Qn Galveston Island, 1818-1821.-On
the ColorLado, 182-18 8.-Carani l as Banlihed, 1825.--Fights from
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Thrall, Homer S. A pictorial history of Texas, from the earliest visits of European adventurers, to A.D. 1879. Embracing the periods of missions, colonization, the revolution the republic, and the state; also, a topographical description of the country ... together with its Indian tribes and their wars, and biographical sketches of hundreds of its leading historical characters. Also, a list of the countries, with historical and topical notes, and descriptions of the public institutions of the state., book, 1879; St. Louis, Mo.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5828/m1/12/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .