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1 Parker, W.B. THROUGH UNEXPLORED TEXAS IN THE SUMMER AND FALL OF 1854. Notes Taken During the Expedition Commanded by Capt. R.B. Marcy.
Philadelphia Hayes & Zell 1856 1st. Cloth Very Good 
Original brown cloth (spine cracked at front edge, top end worn off about 1/8"), 242 pp., ads. Bookplate of Springfield, Mass, City Library Assoc. inside front cover, date stamp sheet mostly removed on facing page, numbers & blindstamp on title page. No exterior markings except it appears a label removed from spine. Pages wavy but in nice condition. Nice tight copy of RARE book.This expedition included Dr. G.G. Shumard of Fort Smith and Wm. B. Parker, a friend of Capt. Marcy & the author of these NOTES. They left Fort Smith on June 1, 1854, to locate land for an Indian reservation in northwest Texas. They traveled to the headwaters of the Brazos River where they surveyed a site on the Clear Fork, & then returned to Fort Smith in October. Interesting details of personal intercourse w the Indian tribes of the southern prairies and an excellent description of northwest Texas. Wagner Camp #279; Howes P-91. 
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