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    Reverend H[arrison]. A. Graves. Andrew Jackson Potter, the Fighting Parson of the Texas Frontier. Six Years of Indian Warfare in New Mexico and Arizona.... Nashville: Southern Methodist Publishing House, 1882. Twelvemo. 471 pages. Engraved portrait of Andrew Jackson Potter used as the frontispiece. Publisher's original cloth with floral decoration stamped in blind on the boards and titles lettered in gilt on the spine.
    Condition: Replaced endpapers. Unsophisticated repairs to the spine ends. Boards soiled with abrasions to the cloth along the edges. Minor occasional scattered foxing, otherwise internally clean. Very good.
    References: Raine, page 97. Howes G 321. Graff 1618.


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    "Potter was an Indian fighter, race rider, common soldier in the U. S. Army, chaplain in the C.S. Army, and circuit rider on the Texian frontier at a time when it required courage and judgment" Raine, p.97.



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