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The rivers of Texas... from 1849...

Item # 559037

August 25, 1849


* The rivers of Texas 
* Post Mexican War era 

On the back page under "Sketches Of Texas...No. II" is a detailed report: "Rivers of Texas--Facilities of Interior Commerce--Prospective Improvements of Rivers and Harbors."  The report describes the accessibility of the principal rivers of Texas: the Trinity, Brazos, Colorado, & Rio Grande. Takes about 2/3 of the column (see for portions).

Also on the back page is a detailed and "interesting communication" about the "Native Copper Mines of Lake Superior".

Page 3 has three reports concerning Indians: "Indians In Texas" "Fight With The Indians" "Indian Disturbances In Florida".

Other news and content throughout this issue, but just a few ads.
Four pages, in very good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War