Reproduction of the 1866 facsimile of the original version published in Houston by Gray, Strickland of Houston in 1866. Original title: Houston city directory for 1866 : with a map of the city, directory to streets and localities, names of city,...
Panoramic of new bridge over the Brazos River going to the Gulf of Mexico located in Freeport, Texas. New steel bridge, couple in buggy about to cross, crane in right corner, and construction material.
Manchester and Houston Waterways ; Canal construction and progress ; The preliminary steps ; The environing cost ; American cargoes ; Private corporation improvements ; Total millions of cost ; First steamer from America
These documents contain the history of the early settlements in Galveston from the original Native American fishing camp to Spanish and Mexican military outposts to pirate headquarters and then to revolutionaries.