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3 edition of Scraps of early Texas history. found in the catalog.

Scraps of early Texas history.

Mary S. Helm

Scraps of early Texas history.

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Published by The author in Austin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Texas -- Description and travel.,
  • Texas -- History -- To 1846.,
  • Matagorda (Tex.)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Mrs. Mary S. Helm, who with her first husband, Elias R. Wightman, founded the city of Matagorda, in 1828-9.
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 243, no. 2500.
    ContributionsWightman, Elias R., 1792-1841.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 p. ¾., iv, 198 p., 1 ¾.
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15428924M

    Bythe dam had been replaced by a series of seven U. Perfect for: Kids interested in how art and invention can change the world. Stories of military conquests, court intrigue, Christianity, Coliseum games, and civilizing achievements fill this scholarly, richly detailed book. Wightman went to New York, beginning his return journey south in November with approximately fifty to sixty colonists, including his parents, whose burials, the first in the Matagorda Cemetery, are commemorated by a Texas Historical Commission historic marker. Kathleen Wellman, a history professor at Southern Methodist University, said many books give Moses - the biblical Hebrew leader who received the Ten Commandments from God - credit for influencing the U. These Anahuac Disturbances coincided with a revolt in Mexico against the current president.

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    Although Texas governed itself, Mexico refused to recognize its independence. After several attempts to settle in other parts of the province, the residents returned to East Texas without authorization and founded Nacogdoches. Board member David Bradley, a Beaumont Republican, noted that some of the academics doing reviews for Miller's group were paid and that she was "a hired gun" because she is a registered lobbyist with the Texas Legislature. Tabor Community near Overton, Texas. Ina grand capitol building, advertised as the "7th largest building in the world," was completed on the site originally chosen in the plan.


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