Texas, as seen in 1870
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Texas, as seen in 1870 giving reliable information on all subjects thought to be of importance to emigrants, or those contemplating seeking the State to find future homes ... by D. Richardson

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Published by Printed at the Office of the Caddo Gazette in Shreveport, La .
Written in English


  • Texas -- Description and travel.

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StatementRichardson"s Correspondence and Immigration Agency, Elysian Fields, Texas ...
SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 445, no. 4517.
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15442383M
LC Control Number87705926

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