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JOURNEY THROUGH TEXAS;

OR, A

SADDLE-TRIP ON THE SOUTHWESTERN FRONTIER:

WITH A

STATISTICAL APPENDIX.

BY

FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED,

AUTHOR OF

' A JOURNEY IN THE SEABOARD SLAVE STATES,"
"WALKS AND TALKS OF AN AMERICAN FARMER IN ENGLAND," ETC., ETC.

NEW YORK:
DIX, EDWARDS & Co., 321 BROADWAY.
LONDON: SAMPSON LOW, SON & CO.
EDINBURG : THOS. CONSTABLE & CO.

1857

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Entered, according to act of Congress, in the year 1857, by

F. L. OLMSTED,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the

Southern District of New York.

Miller & HOLMAN, Printers and Stereotypers, N. Y.

PREFACE.

This work is designed further to promote the mutual acquaintance of the North and South. The great extent and capacities of Texas, as well as its distinct position and history, have induced the author to devote to it a separate volume.

It has not been thought necessary to load the narrative with extended remarks and deductions upon the economical experience of the young State, but while the faets presented are suffered to speak for themselves, some of the more obvious conclusions to which their examination leads have been thrown into the form of a letter, for the reader's consideration.

Owing to the pressure of other occupations, the preparation of the volume from the author's journal has been committed, with free scope of expression and personality, to his brother, Dr. J. H. Olmsted, his companion upon the trip.

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