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    Richard S. Hunt and Jesse F. Randel. Guide to the Republic of Texas: Consisting of a Brief Outline of the History of its Settlement; A General View of the Surface of the Country; Its Climate, Soil, Productions; Rivers, Counties, Towns, and Internal Improvements; The Colonization and Land Laws; List of Courts and Judicial Officers; Tariff and Ports of Entry &c. Accompanied by a New and Correct Map. New York: J. H. Colton, 1839. 12mo, 63 pages with contents table and ad. Lacks the original map, but contains a small facsimile map. An inscription on the front free endpaper states that the book was originally bought in 1844. Rebound (sans map) with brown cloth bound boards with gilt lettering from the Guide to Texas . . . Published by J. H. Colton. 1859.

    According to Streeter, "The contents of this Guide, the first general guide to Texas, are pretty well stated in its title. It must have been a useful book for intending settlers, and its contemporary account of existing conditions makes it a valuable book now."

    Condition: Toned and foxed throughout. The boards are spotted with stains and soiling.

    References: Graff 2017. Howes H809. Raines, p. 122. Sabin 33887. Streeter 1348.


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