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Edward King, 1848-1896 and James Wells Champney, 1843-1903, illustrated by
The Great South; A Record of Journeys in Louisiana, Texas, the Indian Territory, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland.
Hartford, Conn.: American Publishing Co., 1875.

"We frequently passed large gangs of the convicts chopping logs in the forest by the roadside." [Page 120.]

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Subjects:
  • African Americans--Texas.
  • Prisoners--Texas.
  • Prison guards--Texas.