THE FREE STATE OF LAVACA.
Austin: Printed for the author by Weddle Publications, 1977.vii,184pp. Index. Notes. Navy cloth with the title in gilt on the spine. First edition. INSCRIBED. Except for a tiny corner bump a fine copy in a very good dust jacket. Written almost entirely from primary sources, the author chronicles the establishment of law and order in Lavaca county. Much on local lawmen and outlaws. Also includes information on the struggle of Blacks from slavery to freedom and their problems with the law, draft dodgers and conscript officers during the Civil War, etc.