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Trinity Advocate was one of only a very few very early Texas newspapers with any significant number of issues extant
Palestine was one of the most important commercial centers in East Texas in the mid 19th century – major roads and stage routes through area and important Trinity River crossing nearby
109 issues indexed – 21 from 1857, 34 from 1858, 36 from 1859 and 18 from 1860
Contains 26,000+ entries – personal, business and places – from all over East Texas, particularly Anderson, Henderson, and Smith Counties, with many from Cherokee, Freestone and Navarro Counties
Arranged alphabetically, then chronologically, Page and Column given for each entry – Very Easy to Use
Many names from legal notices, unclaimed letters lists, marriage announcements, obituaries, political announcements, lists of ministers and teachers, commercial advertisements
Hard back, 622 pages, 8˝" x 11"
About The Author
Retired real estate attorney.
50 years experience in historical and genealogical research.
Extensive experience in courthouse and archival research.
Author of numerous books and articles on local history and genealogy.
Native of the subject area
Cost: Only $85 + $5.00 postage & mailing. Texas residents add $5.74 sales tax. Order your own copy and one for your favorite library.