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History of the German element in Texas from 1820-1850, and historical sketches of the German Texas singers'; league and Houston turnverein from 1853-1913, by Moritz Tiling ...

Description: This volume covers the German Element in Texas, 1820-1850; an historical sketch of the Texas German Singers' League (Texas Staats Saengerbund), 1853-1913; an historical sketch of the Houston Turnverein, 1854-1913; German Day celebrations in Houston, 1889-1910; and an appendices.
Date: 1913
Creator: Tiling, Moritz Philipp Georg

[Map illustrating Diary of a Journey from the Mississippi to the Coasts of the Pacific with a United States Government Expedition]

Description: "Mollhausen was the artist and topographer accompanying the party led by Lieutenant Amiel Weeks Whipple in the Pacific Railroad Survey Explorations of the thiry-fifth parallel in 1853"--Wagner-Camp. The party travelled from Fort Smith to Pueblo de los Angeles in 1853-54, making their way through the Panhandle of Texas. This is the map that accompanies the two volume book set, Diary of a journey from the Mississippi to the coasts of the Pacific with a United States government expedition.
Date: 1858