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Life and adventures of Ben Thompson, the famous Texan

Life and adventures of Ben Thompson, the famous Texan

including a detailed and authentic statement of his birth, history and adventures by one who has known him since a child

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Published by The author in Austin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thompson, Texas Ben, -- 1842-1884.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W.M. Walton ...
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 588, no. 6061.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT275.T57 W3
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination229 p.
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15441449M
    LC Control Number87762608

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At the Austin History Center, there will also be a book launch for Austin’s Confederate, gambler, gunfighter, and City Marshal Ben Thompson - Life and Adventures of Ben Thompson: The Famous Texan. There will be a book panel with author Major Buck Walton’s great-granddaughter and Ben Thompson’s great-granddaughter and authors Chuck Parsons.

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