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1 Gambrell, Herbert Pickens Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar Troubadour and Crusader
Dallas, TX Southwest Press 1934 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good- No Jacket Photos, Illustrations & Map 
xvi, [1], 317 pp, dark brown clothcovered boards w/black lettering on the front panel and light cream lettering on the spine. The biography of the second President of the Republic of Texas. Lamar's proposal that the Congress establish a system of education endowed by public lands resulted in the act of January 26, 1839, which set aside land for public schools and two universities. Although it was decades before the school system was established, Lamar's advocacy of the program earned for him the nickname "Father of Texas Education." He also wanted the Republic of Texas to expand to the Pacific Ocean. Prev owner name and date on the ffep. prev owner received as a gift from his sister. slight cocking to the book. 
Price: 403.75 USD
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