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Life and achievements of Sam Houston : hero and statesman

Author: C Edwards Lester
Publisher: New York : Hurst, ©1883.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first biography of Houston, in large part autobiographical.
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Lester, C. Edwards (Charles Edwards), 1815-1890.
Life and achievements of Sam Houston.
New York : Hurst, ©1883
(OCoLC)656925401
Named Person: Sam Houston; Sam Houston
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Edwards Lester
OCLC Number: 3339706
Description: 242 pages, [1] leaf of plates : portrait ; 16 cm
Contents: Start in life --
Life as a soldier --
He becomes a lawyer --
He enters public life --
His Indian life resumed --
Texas-The new field --
Elected Commander-in-chief of the Armies of Texas --
Texas victorious in her first campaign --
Texas an independent state --
Preparing for San Jacinto --
The Battle of San Jacinto --
The victor and the captive --
Farewell to his army --
President of the Republic of Texas --
Administration --
Releasing Santa Anna --
Houston's annexation policy --
Close of his first administration --
As a legislator --
Second term --
Appeal to the great powers --
Annexation --
Sagacity of Houston's diplomacy --
In the National Senate --
At home.
Responsibility: by C. Edwards Lester.

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This is the first biography of Houston, in large part autobiographical.

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