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TEXFAKE, AN ACCOUNT OF THE THEFT AND FORGERY OF EARLY TEXAS PRINTED DOCUMENTS. W. Thomas Taylor
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TEXFAKE, AN ACCOUNT OF THE THEFT AND FORGERY OF EARLY TEXAS PRINTED DOCUMENTS.

Austin, TX: W. Thomas Taylor, 1991. 7.25 x 10.25 inches. hardcover. xix, 159 pages. First edition. With an introduction by Larry McMurtry. Describes the history and impact of various forged Texas documents. Mr. Taylor, who was instrumental in uncovering the forgeries, includes his own evidence, which made him suspect forgery. The forged and original documents are described in detail. The text includes an up-to-date census of each document as well as plates that illustrate differences..... READ MORE

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CONTENTS

List of Illustrations                                        ix
Acknowledgments                                              xi
Introduction                                               xiii

PART I: PLUNDERING THE PAST 
   Texfake                                                    3
   Printing under the Gun                                    10
   Looting Texas Libraries                                   27
   Who Printed What                                          45
   Who Sold What                                             55
   A Sad Legacy                                              68

PART II: THE FORGED DOCUMENTS
   A Note on the Documents                                   73
   Austin's Notice to Colonists (Streeter 11)                74
   Columbia Jockey Club (Revised Streeter 64.1)              76
   Declaration of Causes, Spanish Edition (Streeter 88)      77
   Declaration of Causes, English Edition (Streeter 89)      81
   The Town of Houston (Revised Streeter 112.1)              84
   Pages Wanted Poster (Revised Streeter 119.1)              87
   Important News (Streeter 136)                             98
   Army Orders (Streeter 150)                               100
   Declaration of Independence (Streeter 165)               102
   Travis' Victory or Death Letter (Streeter 185)           107
   Austin's Grant Application (Streeter 1082)               111
   New Orleans Recruiting Poster (Streeter 1246)            113
   A Public Meeting                                         115
   Glorious News!                                           145
   Sam Houston Proclamation (Winkler/Friend 202)            146
   Other Documents                                          148

Bibliography                                                150
Index                                                       153