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Title Account of a journey through north-eastern Texas, undertaken in 1849, for the purposes of emigration. Embodied in a report: to which are appended letters and verbal communications, from eminent individuals; lists of temperature; of prices of land, produce, and articles of merchandize... and the recently adopted constitution of Texas, with maps from the last authentic survey.
Author Smith, Edward (c.1818-1874)
Date 1849
Document Type Rare Book
Region Texas; Louisiana
Places Red River, Fort Washita, Clarkesville, New Orleans, Cass County
Keywords migrant, railroad, horses, roads, rivers, bears, Native Americans, climate, weather, health, disease, farming, law, overland trail
Theme Homesteaders, Overland Travel and Early Settlements; Borderlands
Publisher Hamilton, Adams, & Co.
Place of Publication London
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "An attempt to attract British emigrants to Texas".
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 3843
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue