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The Slaughter Ranches & Their Makers. MARY WHATLEY CLARKE

The Slaughter Ranches & Their Makers.


Publication: Jenkins Publishing Company, 1979, Austin

First edition. 8vo. Cloth, brown front and rear endpapers, 254 pp. Introduction, epilogue, illustrated from photographs, bibliography, footnotes, index, A good history of the Slaughter ranching empire which was important in the development of ranching in Texas and the Southwest. Clarke traces the Slaughter clan through the Texas Revolution, through the Cherokee Indian War and later the Civil War, and then tells of cattle drives up the Chisholm Trail with Indian attacks, stampedes. Former owner's neat inked name and date at top of front free fly leaf, else a fine, bright copy in dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 48638