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Scraps of Early Texas History By Elias R. Wightman
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By Elias R. Wightman
Published 1884
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198 pages
Original from the University of Michigan
Digitized Sep 22, 2006
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"Appendix, compiled from the writings and field notes of E.R. Wightman, first surveyor of the colony of Col. Stephen F. Austin": p. 137-195.
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matagorda, wightman, skiff
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lavaca, brazos, mexicans
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milam, coss, bexar
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nelly, eome, connersville
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Nacogdoches - Page 172
From Nacogdoches to within fifteen miles of the Sabine, from high up to the coast, is susceptible of a dense population and the richest plantations. ...
more pages: 139 142 148 149 156 163 169 170 174
Galveston - Page 25
The expected steamboat from the Sabine had brought all our friends who had stopped at Galveston and with whom I had left the girls and my colored ...
more pages: 17 18 19 20 149 175 177
San Antonio - Page 53
branch of that industry, and not the least show of alarm was noticed in any department of business, but we still kept a military force at San Antonio. ...
more pages: 7 8 9 11 56 77 147
New Orleans - Page 34
He says we ate our Christmas dinner on board the schooner on the Colorado river, tut I can never forget the scenes on the street in New Orleans on ...
more pages: 9 11 13 15 32 33 47 53 57 168
Covington, New York - Page 81
We exchanged for property in Covington, New York. We arrived in August, 1841. He died on October 26th, the anniversary of our wedding day, ...
Natchitoches - Page 149
41 min. north, and 12 min. south of Natchitoches in Louisiana, where it receives the Pala del Azucar from the west, which rises near the Incoque, ...
more pages: 169
Austin - Page 164
council, and Austin made a speech in which he set forth that the property was his, and it was a direct insult on him, and ...
more pages: 28
Grand Prairie - Page 145
Its timbered bottoms are extensive, uniting with those of Cany and Brazos to the head of tide, where a point of Grand Prairie puts down, in 10.
Corpus Christi - Page 180
to be that of Corpus Christi, and have no San Bernardo bay represented. Passo Caballo also has its uncertainty, or otherwise there are several passes ...
more pages: 173
Guadalajara - Page 192
Further, the people since their liberty, begin to think for themselves, and at Guadalajara of late, was issued a spirited address to the people, ...
Rome - Page 68
knew both would apply to the bishops of Rome to settle their worldly quarrels, till the bishops came to think to this day ...
more pages: 66 87 103 115 117
Houston - Page 54
Still all was hope till we heard that Houston was retreating east of the Colorado, and sending home men to take care of their families, and of course ...
more pages: 7
Buffalo - Page 177
a pass near the middle admitting vessels to pass which have draught of about seven feet, when they may ascend to the San Jacinto and Buffalo bayous. ...
more pages: 144
New York - Page 53
On my way home from New York in December, 1835, I went to the theater in New Orleans to see "The Fall of San Antonio" on the stage.
more pages: 9 14 22 56 61 79 113
Harrisburg - Page 146
navigable to the junction of Buffalo Bayou with it, on which is Harrisburg, twenty-two miles from its junction with the San Jacinto. ...
more pages: 144
Belize - Page 175
Sabine bay, and by standing out from Belize to gain the open sea, almost invariably a direct course may be held with a southeast wind, until against ...
Berkshire, Mass - Page 79
My father was born in Berkshire, Mass., my mother in Benning- ton, Vt. When I lived with them I had an opportunity to learn about their forefathers, ...
Louisville - Page 32
At Pittsburg we took a steamboat for Louisville. The canal around the falls of the Ohio, had not yet been made, and we had to cart our goods round to ...
Greenwich - Page 188
up said river to latitude 35 degrees north, and longitude 103 degrees and 30 minutes west of Greenwich, which rivers are also tjhe boundaries between ...
Canterbury - Page 69
building, whose foundation can yet be seen in the suburbs of Canterbury, and history shows how the Church had defended herself for ages against the ...
St. Augustine - Page 108
Ambrose and St. Augustine—the latter of these eminent fathers, after having been long bewildered by the errors of a sect took up his abode in the city ...
San Francisco - Page 45
some time after of a Spanish explorer, jealous of the> French, and finally the Catholic mission, San Francisco, near the mouth of the Lavaca river. ...
Tlaxcala - Page 190
Tabasco, Tamau- lipas, Vera Cruz, Hualisco, Yucatan, Zacatecas, and the territories of upper and lower California, Colima, Santa Fe, Tlaxcala. ...
Philadelphia - Page 128
Shall I be favored with a private in-terview with you in Philadelphia f In the meantime permit me with great respect to subscribe myself, ...
London - Page 129
Some time afterwards I repeated the same in our largest chapel in London, and in several other parts of England and Ireland, I have reason to believe ...
more pages: 132
Hartford, Connecticut - Page 69
they get a char-ter for Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, but the very next day after the law of toleration was passed, a charter was procured. ...
Dublin - Page 129
I delivered before a congregation of about 3000 people in our largest chapel in Dublin, on a Sunday evening after preach-ing an exhortation, ...
Las Vegas - Page 146
It receives the Navasota from the east, Mill creek and Las Vegas fronfthe west—the most con-siderable streams in this colony. ...
San Pedro - Page 165
Below San Pedro village, about eight miles, the junction of it and the Neches is about the same distance to the Sau Antonio road, where the postoak ...
more pages: 141 148 163
Jerusalem - Page 78
He said Jerusalem ; that he was a Bedouin Arab. I asked what all the bunches of silver medals meant, he had strung about his neck! he said badges for ...
more pages: 114
Santa Maria - Page 140
In this division are found great herds of* wild horses, cat-tle, buffalo, deer, etc., and some silver mines on the Eios San Marcos and Santa Maria, ...