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Reminiscences of the Texas republic.

Annual address delivered before the Historical Society of Galveston, December 15, 1875

by Ashbel Smith

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Published in Galveston, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Texas -- Annexation to the United States.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF390 .S64, Microfilm 15063 F
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, [17]-82 p.
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22891742M
    LC Control Numberrc 01002531

    The tyrant, who is also the most unjust man, is the least happy. The aristocrat, the most just man, is the most happy. So we were wrong in Book II to conclude the opposite. This is the first of our proofs that it pays to be just. Analysis: Book IX, aa. In his lifetime, . The Navy of the Republic of Texas. Temple, Texas: [privately printed], First edition, limited to fifty copies, of which this is number seven, for friends of the author and Public Libraries of Texas, as stated in a hand-written limitation on the front pastedown; this copy presented to Dr. R. R. White of Scott and White Medical Center. Octavo.

    The first Sons of the Republic of Texas was formed on Ap , at Richmond, Texas, by several sons and grandsons of veterans of the Texas Revolution. Their main purpose was to accompany the Texas Veterans Association members to their annual reunions. The Texas Veterans Association ceased to exist when its last member, Alphonso Steele, died in   Texas, constituent state of the U.S. It became the 28th state of the union in It is bordered on the north by Oklahoma, on the northeast by Arkansas, on the east by Louisiana, on the south by Mexico, and on the west by New Mexico. Its capital .

    Texas' legal entry as a U.S. state was 29 December , although a formal ceremony transferring power from the Republic to the State of Texas wasn't held until 19 February Texas admission to the United States spurred the Mexican American War in , which was fought over boundaries and territory to the west. Discover The Embassy of the Republic of Texas in London, England: An alleyway plaque is all that remains of the independent Texas' envoy that forgot to pay their rent for over a century.


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Jenkins, BTB B: “Written by one of the wisest men of early Texas, this is the most astute first-hand account of the diplomatic activities leading to annexation.

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