This German text is an account of the author's travels in Texas from December, 1845 to April, 1847. The book describes Texas primarily from a natural history perspective, although the author recounts all aspects of his travels including interactions with Native Americans. According to the author, the book was written with German emigrants in mind.
Topographic map of a portion of the Red River in Texas. Some additional geographic features are noted as well as territories held by various Native American tribes. Relief is shown by hachures.