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A history of Texas : from wilderness to commonwealth, by Louis J. Wortham

Label
A history of Texas : from wilderness to commonwealth
Title
A history of Texas
Title remainder
from wilderness to commonwealth
Statement of responsibility
by Louis J. Wortham
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
F386
LC item number
.W94 1924
Literary form
non fiction
Label
A history of Texas : from wilderness to commonwealth, by Louis J. Wortham
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Vol. 1. Manifest destiny's path -- After three centuries -- Two decades of friction -- Moses Austin leads way -- In his father's footsteps -- A year of revolutions -- Waiting in the wilds -- First contract completed -- Mexico invites the world -- The dream of Henry Clay -- Enter Hayden Edwards -- Republic of Fredonia -- Results of the Fredonian war -- Austin hands over the reins -- In Texas to stay -- Mexico takes alarm -- The first step backwards -- Vol. 2. Texas backs Santa Anna -- Expulsion of the troops -- Texas asks for statehood -- Austin goes to Mexico -- The arrest of Austin -- A prisoner at the capital -- Prospect brightens again -- Chaos in Coahuila -- The first clash --Move to preserve peace -- Peace move collapses -- For a consultation -- Austin's call to arms -- Austin takes command -- "On to San Antonio!" -- A provisional government -- Vol. 3. Austin leaves the army -- A house divided -- Capture of San Antonio -- The choice before Texas -- Collapse of government -- An army of confusion -- Austin's defense of Texas -- The Mexican invasion -- Fall of the Alamo -- Independence is declared -- The Goliad massacre -- Flight of the Texans -- Victory at San Jacinto -- Santa Anna a prisoner -- Houston takes the reins -- Texas becomes a nation -- Vol. 4. Annexation is refused -- The Texan republic -- The Texan republic (cont.) -- The policy of Anson Jones -- Annexation made an issue -- Texas enters the Union -- Fifteen years of statehood -- Houston opposed Douglas -- Democratic party collapses -- Texas leaves the Union -- Texas during the war -- Vol. 5. First stage of reconstruction -- Rise and fall of radicalism -- Texas since reconstruction -- A century of development -- The romance of cattle -- The wonder of petroleum -- Some other industries -- The rise of the cities -- Cities of the future -- Other urban communities
Control code
950910
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
5 v.
Lccn
26022550
Note
Library's v. 1-5 various copies (SW Writers): Bookplate on free endpaper: Donor, Mrs. J.T. Rountree, State Regent 1927-30. Spine chipped and cracked on v. 1. Part of spine missing on v. 5. Half-bound in leather over cloth covered boards.
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Label
A history of Texas : from wilderness to commonwealth, by Louis J. Wortham
Publication
Contents
Vol. 1. Manifest destiny's path -- After three centuries -- Two decades of friction -- Moses Austin leads way -- In his father's footsteps -- A year of revolutions -- Waiting in the wilds -- First contract completed -- Mexico invites the world -- The dream of Henry Clay -- Enter Hayden Edwards -- Republic of Fredonia -- Results of the Fredonian war -- Austin hands over the reins -- In Texas to stay -- Mexico takes alarm -- The first step backwards -- Vol. 2. Texas backs Santa Anna -- Expulsion of the troops -- Texas asks for statehood -- Austin goes to Mexico -- The arrest of Austin -- A prisoner at the capital -- Prospect brightens again -- Chaos in Coahuila -- The first clash --Move to preserve peace -- Peace move collapses -- For a consultation -- Austin's call to arms -- Austin takes command -- "On to San Antonio!" -- A provisional government -- Vol. 3. Austin leaves the army -- A house divided -- Capture of San Antonio -- The choice before Texas -- Collapse of government -- An army of confusion -- Austin's defense of Texas -- The Mexican invasion -- Fall of the Alamo -- Independence is declared -- The Goliad massacre -- Flight of the Texans -- Victory at San Jacinto -- Santa Anna a prisoner -- Houston takes the reins -- Texas becomes a nation -- Vol. 4. Annexation is refused -- The Texan republic -- The Texan republic (cont.) -- The policy of Anson Jones -- Annexation made an issue -- Texas enters the Union -- Fifteen years of statehood -- Houston opposed Douglas -- Democratic party collapses -- Texas leaves the Union -- Texas during the war -- Vol. 5. First stage of reconstruction -- Rise and fall of radicalism -- Texas since reconstruction -- A century of development -- The romance of cattle -- The wonder of petroleum -- Some other industries -- The rise of the cities -- Cities of the future -- Other urban communities
Control code
950910
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
5 v.
Lccn
26022550
Note
Library's v. 1-5 various copies (SW Writers): Bookplate on free endpaper: Donor, Mrs. J.T. Rountree, State Regent 1927-30. Spine chipped and cracked on v. 1. Part of spine missing on v. 5. Half-bound in leather over cloth covered boards.
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.

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