Letters of Hard Times in Texas 1840-1890.

Austin: Roger Beacham Publisher, 1974. 56pp. Limited edition of 295 printed, of that number this is one of 90 copies of large format design bound with marbled paper over boards. Near fine. A compilation of letters written between 1841 and 1889 documenting famine, pestilence, disease, and various forms of misery suffered by settlers. Or as Joe B. Frantz says in the Introduction: "Blessed then be the poor, but not in Texas..." Item #17530

Price: $150.00

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