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Thunder Beyond the Brazos Mirabeau B. Lamar, a Biography

By: Ramsay, Jack C., Jr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Eakin Pr: 1984

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30953

ISBN: 0890154627

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Inscribed to Ted Trask by author. Mirabeau B. Lamar played an important roll in the history of Texas. He was the second President of the Republic of Texas, after Sam Houston. He was highly literate, a poet, an editor and the son of a Georgia plantation family. He was called the "Father of Education". His phrase in his message to Congress, "A cultivated mind is the guardian genius of democracy," became the motto of The University of Texas. A middle school ... View more info