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Sam Houston's Texas.

Author: Sue Flanagan
Publisher: Austin, Univ. of Texas Press [1964]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presented here, is the Texas that Houston knew--through his picturesque language and through the camera's carefully focused lens.
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Flanagan, Sue.
Sam Houston's Texas.
Austin, Univ. of Texas Press [1964]
(OCoLC)988272362
Named Person: Sam Houston; Sam Houston
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Flanagan
ISBN: 9780292725539 0292725531 0292733631 9780292733633
OCLC Number: 1041889
Description: xvi, 213 pages illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits 29 cm
Contents: ForewordAcknowledgmentsPermissions To Quote1832: "I am about to enter Texas."1833: "I may make Texas my abiding place."1834: "The course that I may pursue ... shall be for the true interests of Texas."1835: "Our actions are to become a part of the history of mankind."1836: "It will be fame enough to say, `I was a member of the Army of San Jacinto'."1837: "Texas ... will not escape the eye of statesmen."1838: "My career ... I am aware ... must pass ... the scrutiny of after time."1839: "I might have been happy ... had I not known the full extent of Lamar's stupidity."1840: "There is rottenness at the core!"1841: "Our motto ought to be, `Fewer officers, and more cornfields'."1842: "Fools only pursue phantoms children will chase butterflies."1843: "That my motives should be understood was not to be expected."1844: "If we remain an independent nation, our territory will be extensive-unlimited."1845: "The great object of Texian statesmen has been achieved."1846: "The Sabine may be connected with the Rio Grande."1847: "This was placed before the eyes of Texas."1848: "We marked out our boundary by our life's blood."1849: "Mad fanaticism at the north, and mad ambition at the south ... provoke assaults upon me."1850: "For a nation divided against itself cannot stand."1851: "Centralism is the danger against which the States have to guard."1852: "Insist upon the right of the South to the nominee, be who he may."1853: "Texas must now decide ... to be a mere cow pen and sheep ranch, or a great Empire State."1854: "The most unpopular vote I ever gave, ... the wisest and most patriotic."1855: "The South ... only asks what the North demands-Let us alone."1856: "The times are out of joint."1857: "They make the issue as they declare `Houston, and anti-Houston'."1858: "There is no dissension in my party ... I am a unit."1859: "You never hear me talk of `southern rights'.... All the States have equal rights."1860: "I saw the storm gathering ... and strove to arrest it."1861: "The severest pang is that the blow comes in the name of the State of Texas."1862: "Remote as I am from all the bustle ... enough reaches me to disquiet my heart."1863: "Texas may cast me off, but ... I shall leave my blessings on her."Notes to Captions for IllustrationsSourcesManuscriptsPublished MaterialsInterviewsIndex
Responsibility: Photos. and text by Sue Flanagan.

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Presented here, is the Texas that Houston knew--through his picturesque language and through the camera's carefully focused lens.

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