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AUCTION 22

 

Bailout Texas Style: Annexation


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146.     CONNOR, Seymour V. (editor). Texas Treasury Papers, Letters Received in the Treasury Department of the Republic of Texas, 1836-1846. Austin: Texas State Library, 1955. Vol. I: [2], [i-ii] iii-x, [1] 2-292, 292a-292b, 293-402 pp. Vol. II: [4], 403-836 pp. Vol. III: [4], 837-1246 pp. 3 vols., 4to (27.9 x 21.4 cm), original blue buckram, spines and upper covers lettered in gilt. Fine. Scarce.

     First edition. Cf. Basic Texas Books 69. Previously unpublished correspondence on the perilous fiscal history of the Republic and the struggles of Texas government officials to keep the young nation from complete bankruptcy. A useful volume for research and checking provenance in the ever-challenging field of Texana.

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Sold. Hammer: $350.00; Price Realized: $420.00

Auction 22 Abstracts

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