The Resource Texas, an informal biography, by Owen P. White

Texas, an informal biography, by Owen P. White

Label
Texas, an informal biography
Title
Texas, an informal biography
Statement of responsibility
by Owen P. White
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
ICU
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Texas, an informal biography, by Owen P. White
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Lone Star ed. distributed by Joske of Texas
  • "Limited to twenty-five hundred copies"--Limitation page
  • Map on endpapers
  • Includes index
Contents
A land of miracles -- American freebooters -- More freebooters and a few pirates -- Moses and Stephen F. Austin -- Austin's first colonists -- The comical republic of Fredonia -- Trouble with Mexico -- Andrew Jackson and Sam Houston -- Sam Houston reaches Texas -- Stephen Austin in a Mexican jail -- Austin returns : "war is our only recourse" -- A fifty-day war. Independence -- A fighting republic. The rangers -- Annexation -- The Mexican War -- Texas goes to work -- The Civil War. The longhorns -- The cow business and the sin business -- Barbed wire and reform -- Prohibition. Land west of the Pecos -- Jim Hogg to Jim Ferguson -- War, liquor, oil, politics -- More oil. War with the United States -- Natural gas. W. Lee O'Daniel -- World War II. Texas an ally of the U.S.A
Control code
2232124
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Lone star ed.
Extent
ix, 268 p., [3] leaves of plates
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): No. 397. LRC bookplate: Donated by Reed Brantley Parr in memory of Lewis A. Parr. Signed by author. Clothbound.
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): No. 2483. Signed by author. From the library of Claude Elliott, gift of Emma Edwin Elliott. Clothbound.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Gift of Bill & Susan Reid, 2012 (Access. No. 2012-023). Limited to 2500 copies of which this is no. 1436. Signed by author. Clothbound.
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
Label
Texas, an informal biography, by Owen P. White
Publication
Note
  • Lone Star ed. distributed by Joske of Texas
  • "Limited to twenty-five hundred copies"--Limitation page
  • Map on endpapers
  • Includes index
Contents
A land of miracles -- American freebooters -- More freebooters and a few pirates -- Moses and Stephen F. Austin -- Austin's first colonists -- The comical republic of Fredonia -- Trouble with Mexico -- Andrew Jackson and Sam Houston -- Sam Houston reaches Texas -- Stephen Austin in a Mexican jail -- Austin returns : "war is our only recourse" -- A fifty-day war. Independence -- A fighting republic. The rangers -- Annexation -- The Mexican War -- Texas goes to work -- The Civil War. The longhorns -- The cow business and the sin business -- Barbed wire and reform -- Prohibition. Land west of the Pecos -- Jim Hogg to Jim Ferguson -- War, liquor, oil, politics -- More oil. War with the United States -- Natural gas. W. Lee O'Daniel -- World War II. Texas an ally of the U.S.A
Control code
2232124
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Lone star ed.
Extent
ix, 268 p., [3] leaves of plates
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): No. 397. LRC bookplate: Donated by Reed Brantley Parr in memory of Lewis A. Parr. Signed by author. Clothbound.
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): No. 2483. Signed by author. From the library of Claude Elliott, gift of Emma Edwin Elliott. Clothbound.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Gift of Bill & Susan Reid, 2012 (Access. No. 2012-023). Limited to 2500 copies of which this is no. 1436. Signed by author. Clothbound.
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.

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