By: THRALL, HOMER S.
Nashville, Tenn.,, Printed for the Author. Publishing House of the M.E. Church, South. J.D. Barbee, Agent,: 1889 1889
Seller ID: 17879
"Homer S. Thrall (1819-1894). Thrall arrived in Galveston in 1840. His circuits took him throughout the state. In 1843-44 he held the first camp meeting on the Guadalupe River (near the present location of Cuero), with Texas Rangers on hand to guard against Indian raids. He early made acquaintance with the early political leaders of the Texas--which he later credited with his interest in Texas history. He spent 50 years in the Methodist ministry in Texas. From author's Prefatory Note: ""In this little volume the reader will find a condensed history of the rise and progress of Metho... View More...