History of the revolution in Texas, particularly of the war of 1835 & '36; together with the latest geographical, topographical, and statistical accounts of the country, from the most authentic sources. Also, an appendix. By the Rev. C. Newell. Page: 3 of 227
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TO THE HON. W. C. PRESTON,
Partaking of the chivalry which characterizes the People
of the State which you ably represent in the councils of your
country, reflecting honor on your constituents, and adding a lustre
to the character of the American statesman, you have been among
the first to raise your voice in behalf of the People of Texas, op.
pressed and calumniated. You have been actuated, as that people
believe, by generous and noble sentiments; and of your support of
their cause they are justly proud. As a small, though, I trust, not
discreditable acknowledgment of that support, I avail myself of
the privilege and the honor of DEDICATING to you the following
With sentiments of the highest consideration and respect,
Your obedient servant,
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Newell, Chester. History of the revolution in Texas, particularly of the war of 1835 & '36; together with the latest geographical, topographical, and statistical accounts of the country, from the most authentic sources. Also, an appendix. By the Rev. C. Newell., book, 1838; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6109/m1/3/: accessed April 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .