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Col. Crockett's exploits and adventures in Texas : 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.

Author/creator Smith, Richard Penn, 1799-1854
Other author/creatorCrockett, Davy, 1786-1836.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoNew-York : Nafis & Cornish, 1845 [©1836]
Descriptionviii, [13]-216 pages, [1] leaf of plates : portrait ; 19 cm
Variant title Colonel Crockett's exploits and adventures in Texas
Running title Col. Crockett's adventures in Texas
Local noteBiography; Travel.
Local note2011AB84000.
General noteA 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.
General noteReproduction of original from The American Antiquarian Society.
General noteSabin no. 17566.
Reproduction noteElectronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2011. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.

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