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Col. Crockett's Exploits and Adventures in Texas [electronic resource]: Wherein Is Contained a Full Account of His Journey From Tennessee to the Red River and Natchitoches, and Thence Across Texas to San Antonio, Including His Many Hair-Breadth Escapes : Together With a Topographical, Historical and Political View of Texas

written by himself [i.e., Richard Penn Smith] ; the narrative brought down from the death of Col[onel] Crockett to the battle of San Jacinto by an eye-witness
Format
Book; Computer Resource
Published
New-York : Nafis & Cornish, 1845.
Language
English
Variant Title
Colonel Crockett's exploits and adventures in Texas
Col. Crockett's adventures in Texas
Access Restriction
Access restricted to subscribing institutions.
Description
viii, 13]-216 pages, [1 unnumbered leaf of plates : portrait ; 19 cm
Notes
  • A pseudo-authobiography: the preface purports to be written by an Alex. J. Dumas, who claims that he received Crockett's manuscript from a Charles T. Beale, who wrote the final chapter. The work is generally ascribed to Richard Penn Smith . Cf. Sabin. Amer. bibl., v. 20, p. 471; Burton's Gentleman's magazine, Philadelphia, 1839, v. 5, p. 119-121; Dict. Amer. biog.
  • Reproduction of original from The American Antiquarian Society.
  • Sabin no. 17566.
Local Notes
Biography; Travel.
2011AB84000.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2011. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2011 miunns
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