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William Pitt Ballinger Texas Lawyer, Southern Statesman, 1825-1888 (Barker Texas History Series) by John Anthony Moretta

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Published by Texas State Historical Association .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: historical,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History: American,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Texas,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • United States - State & Local - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8091449M
ISBN 100876111991
ISBN 109780876111994
OCLC/WorldCa71890402

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Few people have played a more important role in the history of Texas than William Pitt Ballinger. This thoroughly researched and engagingly written biography brings Ballinger to life as one of the most compleat men of his time: lawyer, soldier, public servant, civic leader, author, editorialist, naturalist, education reformer, and bibliophile. William Pitt Ballinger (Septem – Janu ) was a respected and influential Texas lawyer and statesman. His behind-the-scenes life had a major impact on the development of Texas realty and railroad law, furthering the Confederacy during the Civil War, the Reconstruction in Texas, the emancipation of black slaves, and the industrialization of the : Septem , Barbourville, Kentucky, U.S. COUPON: Rent William Pitt Ballinger Texas Lawyer, Southern Statesman, 1st edition () and save up to 80% on textbook rentals and 90% on used textbooks. Get FREE 7-day instant eTextbook access! This collection, produced and collected by William Pitt Ballinger (), soldier, attorney, and businessman of Galveston, Texas, is one of the outstanding sources of documentation for nineteenth-century Texas and Southern history, particularly of the Confederacy and the post-Civil War period.