A Bibliography of Texas: Being a Descriptive List of Books, Pamphlets, and Documents Relating to Texas in Print and Manuscript Since 1536, Including a Complete Collation of the Laws; with an Introductory Essay on the Materials of Early Texas History

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author, 1896 - Texas - 268 pages
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The first bibliography of Texas ever printed. Covers earlier and later periods than does Streeter. "Raines is "the pioneer work of Texas bibl.

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Page 254 - ... with unfailing loyalty, rendered material aid to the cause of Independence ; from a recognized patriot, a soldier or sailor or a civil officer, in one of the several Colonies or States, or of the United Colonies or States...
Page 8 - Mexican territory, the undersigned, in the name of his nation, and now for them, protests in the most solemn manner against such an aggression ; and he moreover declares, by express order of his government, that on sanction being given by the Executive of the Union to the incorporation of Texas into the United States, he will consider his mission ended, seeing that, as the Secretary of State will have learned, the Mexican government is resolved to declare war as soon as it receives intimation of...
Page 254 - Revolution, for patriotic, historical, and educational purposes; to perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved American independence by the acquisition and protection of historical spots and the erection of monuments, by the encouragement of historical research in relation to the Revolution and the publication of its results, by the preservation of documents and relics and of the records of the individual services...
Page 56 - KEY TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDS. Containing a concise account of every species of living and fossil bird at present known from the continent north of the Mexican and United States boundary, inclusive of Greenland. Second edition, revised to date, and entirely rewritten : with which are incorporated General Ornithology...
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Page 175 - All men are created equal. They are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights, among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
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Page 83 - A HUNTER'S EXPERIENCES in the SOUTHERN STATES of AMERICA ; being an Account of the Natural History of the various Quadrupeds and Birds which are the objects of Chase in those Countries. By Captain FLACK (The Ranger).
Page 44 - JOHN. Illustrations of the birds of California, Texas, Oregon, British and Russian America. Intended to contain descriptions and figures of all North American birds not given by former American authors, and a general synopsis of North American ornithology.
Page 130 - Settlements he endeavour'd to make on the Coast of the aforesaid Bay, his unfortunate Death, and the Travels of his Companions for the Space of Eight Hundred Leagues across that Inland Country of America, now call'd Louisiana, (and given by the King of France to M.

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