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From slave to statesman

the legacy of Joshua Houston, servant to Sam Houston

by Patricia Smith Prather

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Published by University of North Texas Press in Denton, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Houston, Joshua, 1822-1902.,
    • Houston, Sam, 1793-1863 -- Friends and associates.,
    • Statesmen -- Texas -- Biography.,
    • African Americans -- Texas -- Biography.,
    • African Americans -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Texas -- History -- 1846-1950.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-258) and index.

      StatementPatricia Smith Prather & Jane Clements Monday ; introduction by Dan Rather.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsMonday, Jane Clements, 1941-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF391.H79 P73 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 276 p. :
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1415949M
      ISBN 100929398475
      LC Control Number93025464

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