A Guide to the J. P. Earle Narrative, 1900
As one of the first settlers in Henrietta, Texas, J. P. Earle authored an historical narrative about Clay County in 1900.
A typescript composes the J. P. Earle Narrative, 1900, chronicling Earle’s research on the history of Clay County, Texas. The typescript concerns the towns of Henrietta and Cambridge as well as some of the first settlers and Native Americans of the county, including Wilson Gilbert, Quanah Parker, and John S. Babb, among others. Additionally, it discusses relations between the white settlers and the Comanche tribe, Bison hunting, and life on the frontier.
This collection is open for research use.
J. P. Earle Narrative, 1900, 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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