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    [Henry Thompson] Texas. Sketches of Character; Moral & Political Conditions of the Republic; the Judiciary, &c. By Milam [pseudonym]. Philadelphia: Brown, Bicking & Guilbert, 1839. First edition. 16mo. 95 pp. Original cloth over boards. Title label on spine with gilt lettering. Very mild foxing throughout. Some sunning to the top of the spine. Horizontal crease to the boards. Overall a very good copy.

    "These Sketches of Character, which are given for several of the well-known citizens of Texas and the accounts of current affairs there, are well done, and are a contribution to our knowledge of the Texas of the first two or three years of the Republic" (Streeter).

    References:
    Howes T195. Raines page 149. Sabin 48913. Streeter 1357.


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