Cattle empire : : the fabulous story of the 3,000,000 acre XIT

Title Cattle empire : : the fabulous story of the 3,000,000 acre XIT
Names Nordyke, Lewis.
Book Number DBC18131
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Using primary documents, Nordyke writes a history of the famous XIT ranch in the panhandle of Texas. In 1879, the 16th Texas Legislature appropriated 3 million acres of land to finance a new state Capitol building. The destruction of the old capitol building by fire on November 9, 1881, made construction of new building urgent and early appropriated 3 million acres of land to finance a new state Capitol building. Strong language.
Narrator Browning, Dorothy.
Local Subject History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Short Book - SH
Audience Notes Contains strong language.
Female narrator.
LC Subject Ranch life
XIT Ranch (Tex.)
Downloadable books
Nonfiction
Talking books
Call Number 976.4
Language English
Released 1949
Publication Info Austin, TX : Texas State Library, Talking Book Program, 1949
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : W. Morrow, 1949.
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