W. Straley



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Chapters on white colonization of Nebraska and Texas, pulled together by W. Straley, editor of the Nuckolls County Herald in Nelson, Nebraska and the News-Review in Hico, Texas.


  • Ox Team Days
  • Trying Times in 1873
  • Early Days in Nuckolls County
  • Recollections of Pioneer Life
  • Some First Things
  • Reminisences of 1873-4
  • Death of James Parkerson, Aged 118 Years
  • The Famous Dove Creek Fight
  • Murder of Ann Whitney and Amanda Howard's Bravery
  • The Beautiful Steer
  • Interesting Events of Early Days
  • First Wagon Though Town of Indian Gap
  • First Election Held in Bosque County
  • Early Schools of Dublin, Texas
  • Death of Prof. Albert D. Wallace

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Special Collections F391 .S89

Publication Date



Hico Printing Co.


Hico, Texas


Nebraska, Texas, Settler colonialism--United States--History, Frontier and pioneer life


United States History

Pioneer Sketches Nebraska and Texas



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