Republic of Texas
A first-edition, 165-year-old map of Texas was auctioned off for a whopping $149,000 Saturday at a Dallas auction.
When Andrew Marsh’s students at Danny Jones Middle School in Mansfield walk around mouthing lyrics about the Runaway Scrape, Spanish presidios, Anson Jones and the Know-Nothing Party, they’re not killing time. They’re studying Texas history.
Gunpowder receipts and other Alamo-related battle preparation documents will be offered for sale online in November. The items belonged to Waco private collector who died in 2003.