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red river of louisiana - Page 92
by randolph b. marcy - 1854
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Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana, in the Year 1852

Randolph Barnes Marcy, George Brinton McClellan - Indians of North America - 1853 - 320 pages
...cros* it except at two or three points, where they find a few small ponds of water. I was told in New Mexico that, many years since, the Mexicans marked...Estacado," or the "Staked Plain." CHAPTER X. INDIANS OF THB COUNTRY — HABITS OF THE COMANCHES AND KIOWAYS — S1MILARITT BETWEEN THEM AND THE ARABS AND TARTARS...
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Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana: in the year 1852

United States. War Dept, Randolph Barnes Marcy, George Brinton McClellan - Discoveries in geography - 1853 - 320 pages
...cross it except at two or three points, where they find a few small ponds of water. I was told in New Mexico that, many years since, the Mexicans marked...Llano Estacado," or the "Staked Plain." CHAPTER!. INDIANS OF THB COUNTRY — HABITS OF THE COMANCHF.S AND K1OWAYS SIMILARITY BETWEEN THEM AND THE ARABS...
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Pen and Pencil, Volume 1

William Wallace Warden - 1853
...find a few small ponds. Many years since the Mexicans marked out a route across the plain with stakes, and hence the name by which it is known throughout Mexico, of el Llano estacado, or "the Stalked Plain." The geological features of the country alor»g 523 the vaili-y of the upper Red river...
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EXPLORATION OF THE RED RIVER OF LOUISIANA, IN THE YEAR 1852

RANDOLPH B. MARCY - 1854
...cross it except at two or three points, where they find a few small ponds of water. I was told in New Mexico that, many years since, the Mexicans marked...or the " Staked Plain," CHAPTER X. Indians of the country—Habits of the Comanches and Kioways—Similarity between them and the Arabs and Tartars—Predatory...
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Elements of Physical Geography: Together with a Treatise on the Physical ...

John Brocklesby, Samuel Augustus Mitchell - Physical geography - 1868 - 164 pages
...to cross it, except at two or three points where they find a few ponds of water. I was told in New Mexico that many years since the Mexicans marked out...Mexico, of El Llano Estacado, or the Staked Plain." This table-land is separated from the fertile plains of Texas by a belt of woodland, called the Cross-Timbers,...
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First [-Fourth] Annual Report of the Geological Survey of Texas, Volume 3

Geological Survey of Texas - 1892
...gives no information, however, as to the origin of the name. Captain RB Marcy says: "1 was told in New Mexico that many years since the Mexicans marked out...is known throughout Mexico of El Llano Estacado or Staked Plains." (Marcy's Explorations of Red River, p. 92.) Captain Marcy gives no date where, nor...
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Population, immigration, irrigation

Josiah Dwight Whitney - Physical geography - 1894 - 324 pages
...Spanish " estacada." General ilarcy, in his " Exploration of the Red River," says : " I was told in New Mexico that, many years since, the Mexicans marked...Mexico of 'El Llano Estacado,' or the 'Staked Plain.'" General Marcy's graphic description of the Llano Estacado may here with propriety be quoted. He gays...
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The United States: facts and figures illustrating the physical geography of ...

Josiah Dwight Whitney - Physical geography - 1894 - 324 pages
...Spanish "estacada." General Marcy, in his "Exploration, of the Red River," says : " I was told in New Mexico that, many years since, the Mexicans marked...Mexico of 'El Llano Estacado,' or the 'Staked Plain.'" General Marcy's graphic description of the Llano Estacado may here with propriety be quoted. He says...
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ARMY LIFE ON THE BORDER

1866
...cross it except at two or three points, where they find a few small ponds of water. I was told in New Mexico that, many years since, the Mexicans marked...Mexico, of " El Llano estacado," or the "Staked Plain." P CHAPTER VII. INDIAN RESERVATIONS. Arrival at Fort Belknap. —Troubles of the Small Tribes of Texas....
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