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
Early information about Washington County from the Texas Encyclopedia; the temporary location of the seat of government; the permanent location of the seat of government; and a study of the route taken by Cabeza de Vaca in Texas.
Contains excerpts relating to the history of Native Americans in Texas. Describes several different tribes, focusing on the Caranoaguases ; includes
coverage of Atacapas Indians ; Bidai Indians ; Xaranames Indians ; Coco Indians ; Muleyes Indians.