First edition. 8vo. Originally written in serial form and published in THE SAN MARCOS RECORD during Centennial Year, 1948. Printed wrappers, 71 pp., bibliography. A history of Hays County and San Marcos, Texas written to commemorate the centennial year. Includes material on Hays County cattlemen who participated in northern drives, the Texas Rangers, and has a brief old-timer reminiscence of Ben Thompson. Includes information on the topography and geography, agricultural development, early church organizations, economic growth, pioneer schools, etc. Hays County was created on March 1, 1848, by the State Legislature of Texas. Fine, unread copy.
Inventory Number: 33724