A Guide to the W. F. Dick Sullivan Reminiscences, 1923
Born in Mooreville, Mississippi, Texas Ranger, hunter, and merchant W. F. "Dick" Sullivan (b. 1854) moved to Pilot Point, Texas, in 1868. Eventually he relocated to San Saba, Texas.
"On the Buffalo Range in 1873."Frontier Times Magazine. 6 (March 1924). Accessed March 2, 2011.http://www.frontiertimesmagazine.com/0324.html.
Comprised of a reminiscence and poem entitled "The Passing of the Old Texas Ranger," the W. F. "Dick" Sullivan Reminiscences, 1923, chronicle Sullivan’s experiences as a Texas Ranger and a hunter. The reminiscences describe hunting buffalo and encounters with Native Americans near Brownwood, Texas, while the poem concerns Texas Rangers and life on the frontier.
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W. F. "Dick" Sullivan Reminiscences, 1923, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
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