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    Capt. J. C. Terrell. Reminiscences of the Early Days of Fort Worth. Fort Worth: Texas Printing Company, 1906. First edition. 8vo. 101 pp. Inscribed in pencil by the author on the front free endpaper: "Miss Vera Harrison / from / J. C. Terrell.- / Min. Wells, June 11- 1908." Illustrated.

    Original light blue cloth with twin rules blind stamped in the boards and titles stamped in gilt on the front board. Moderate shelf wear to the extremities with a few instances of cockling to the cloth. Contents sound. A very good copy inscribed copy of this rare book.

    Includes an account of Terrell's 1852 overland excursion to California with extracts from his diary notes as well as several other eclectic accounts of Ft. Worth. Sadly, he recounts but one story from his days serving the Confederacy.

    References: Howes T105.


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