TITLE

Preston Road A Highway for the New Republic in 1843

AUTHOR(S)
ROARK, CAROL
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Legacies;Fall2013, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the legislation bill passed in the Congress of Republic of Texas appointing three Commissioners to identify a route from Bastrop to Red River in Texas. It states that the route known as Preston Road was convenient for real estate speculators particularly in setting up a shop. It mentions that the three Commissioners were William Gordon Cooke, John Neely Bryan, and William L. Hunt.
ACCESSION #
90649897

 

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