Three Dollars Per Mile: Accounts of Early Surveying in Texas

Marilyn J Good, Editor

ISBN 10: 0890153183 / ISBN 13: 9780890153185
Published by Texas Surveyors Association, Burnet, TX, 1981
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Three Dollars Per Mile: Accounts of Early Surveying in Texas published by Texas Surveyors Association, Burnet, TX, 1981. 1st Stated Printing. Hardbound, Paper DJ. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: Fine in Good DJ. 455 Pgs. ISBN 0890153183. Compled by Historical Committee Texas Surveyors Association, Irving H Webb, Chairman; edited by Marilyn J Good. The original Texas surveyor ran surves ''One League to Each Wind'' for '' Three Dollars Per Mille'' as they slowly shaped the frontier with their crude instruments. Often at night, they recorded the day's events in journals, diaries and official reports - the surveys made, the Indians fought, the survey parties abilities, the encounters with people met in this land now called Texas. This book records these writings in five sections: diaries; accounts of the opening of routes across West Texas; reports; accounts written by the surveyors themselves; and brief biographies of some of the outstanding surveyors of this era. Illustrated with black and white photos. Description text copyright 2015 BooksForComfort. Item ID 30568. Bookseller Inventory # 30568

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Title: Three Dollars Per Mile: Accounts of Early ...

Publisher: Texas Surveyors Association, Burnet, TX

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: 1st edition.

Book Type: book

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This book gives a good historical account of the history of surveying in the early days of Texas.

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