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The life of Sam Houston. (The only authentic memoir of him ever published).

Author: C Edwards Lester
Publisher: New-York, J.C. Derby; Boston, Phillips, Sampson & Co. 1855.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lester, C. Edwards (Charles Edwards), 1815-1890.
Life of Sam Houston.
New-York, J.C. Derby; Boston, Phillips, Sampson & Co.; [etc.] 1855
(OCoLC)700893900
Named Person: Sam Houston; Sam Houston
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Edwards Lester
OCLC Number: 6888583
Notes: "Perhaps by Charles Edward Lester."--Sabin.
Description: xi, [13]-402 pages including frontispiece (portrait) plates, maps 19 cm
Contents: A republic in the forests --
Ancestry and youth --
The soldier --
The civilian --
The exile --
Texas-The new field --
The General --
The hero of San Jacinto --
The victor and the captive --
The president --
The legislator --
Again president --
Annexation-French, British, and American cabinets --
Retirement-Houston's character --
Houston in the National Senate --
Houston's statesmanship --
Houston and the Indians --
Houston and foreign emigration --
The annexation of Texas --
The present and the future of Texas --
Houston's education and eloquence --
Houston at home.

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