Philip of Texas A Story of Sheep Raising in Texas
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Philip of Texas A Story of Sheep Raising in Texas

By James Otis
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  • Philip of Texas
  • A Story of Sheep Raising in Texas
    • BY
  • JAMES OTIS
    • NEW YORK -:- CINCINNATI -:- CHICAGO AMERICAN BOOK COMPANY
      • Copyright, 1913, by Mrs. A. L. KALER. Copyright, 1913, in Great Britain.
      • PHILIP OF TEXAS. W. P. I.
  • FOREWORD
  • CONTENTS
  • PHILIP OF TEXAS
  • MY DREAMS OF A SHEEP RANCH
  • SHEEP RAISING
  • HERDING SHEEP
  • SOMETHING ABOUT TEXAS
  • LAND GRANTS
  • THE "TEXAS FEVER"
  • WHY I WANTED TO GO INTO TEXAS
  • HUNTING IN TEXAS
  • FATHER GOES TO SPY OUT THE LAND
  • OUR PLANTATION IN MISSISSIPPI
  • FATHER COMES HOME
  • THE BIGNESS OF TEXAS
  • WHERE WE WERE GOING
  • WHAT I HOPED TO DO
  • CATTLE DRIVING
  • HOW WE SET OUT
  • A LABORIOUS JOURNEY
  • COMANCHE INDIANS
  • FATHER COMES TO MY RESCUE
  • THE ARRIVAL AT FORT TOWSON
  • PREPARING FOR A STORM
  • A DRY "NORTHER"
  • TWO KINDS OF "NORTHERS"
  • HOW TURKEYS KILL RATTLESNAKES
  • DEER AND RATTLESNAKES
  • MAKING A CORRAL OF WAGONS
  • ON THE TRAIL ONCE MORE
  • MESQUITE
  • A TEXAS SHEEP RANCH
  • THE PROFITS FROM SHEEP RAISING
  • FATHER'S LAND CLAIM
  • SPANISH MEASUREMENTS
  • THE CHAPARRAL COCK
  • OUR FIRST NIGHT ON THE TRINITY
  • STANDING GUARD
  • A TURKEY BUZZARD
  • PLANS FOR BUILDING A HOUSE
  • THE COOK SHANTY
  • A STORM OF RAIN
  • A DAY OF DISCOMFORT
  • THINKING OF THE OLD HOME
  • WAITING FOR THE SUN
  • TOO MUCH WATER
  • THE STREAM RISING
  • TRYING TO SAVE THE STOCK
  • THE ANIMALS STAMPEDED
  • SAVING OUR OWN LIVES
  • A RAGING TORRENT
  • A TIME OF DISASTER
  • THE FLOOD SUBSIDING
  • A JACK RABBIT
  • REPAIRING DAMAGES
  • ROUNDING UP THE LIVE STOCK
  • THE FIRST MEAL AFTER THE FLOOD
  • WAITING FOR FATHER
  • RECOVERING OUR GOODS
  • SETTING TO WORK IN GOOD EARNEST
  • SAWING OUT LUMBER
  • LABORING IN THE SAW PIT
  • WILD CATTLE
  • A DISAGREEABLE INTRUDER
  • ODD HUNTING
  • A SUPPLY OF FRESH MEAT
  • "JERKING" BEEF
  • SEARCHING FOR THE CATTLE AGAIN
  • OUR NEW HOME
  • PLANTING, AND BUILDING CORRALS
  • BAR-O RANCH
  • AN ODD CART
  • THE VISITORS
  • ZEBA'S CURIOSITY
  • POSSIBLE TREACHERY
  • SUSPICIOUS BEHAVIOR
  • GYP'S FIGHT WITH A COUGAR
  • IN A DANGEROUS POSITION
  • HUNTING WILD HOGS
  • TREED BY PECCARIES
  • GYP'S OBEDIENCE
  • MY CARELESSNESS
  • VICIOUS LITTLE ANIMALS
  • FATHER COMES TO THE RESCUE
  • THE INCREASE IN MY FLOCK
  • UNREST OF THE INDIANS
  • TEXAS JOINS THE UNION
  • WAR WITH MEXICO
  • SELLING WOOL
  • PEACE ON THE TRINITY
  • MY DREAM FULFILLED
  • BOOKS CONSULTED IN WRITING PHILIP OF TEXAS
  • JAMES OTIS'S COLONIAL SERIES
  • AMERICAN BOOK COMPANY
  • HISTORICAL READERS
  • AMERICAN BOOK COMPANY
  • JAMES OTIS'S PIONEER SERIES
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