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This Day in Texas History: Novelist Dies After Fistfight

This Day in Texas History: Novelist Dies After Fistfight June 07, 1979 On this day in 1979, Asa Earl Carter, part Indian, segregationist, politician, speechwriter, and novelist, died as a result of a fistfight with his son in Abilene. Carter was born in Anniston, Alabama, in 1925. By the late 1950s he was in Birmingham,…
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This Day in Texas History: U.S. Recognizes Republic of Texas Claims to Disputed Territory

This Day in Texas History: U.S. Recognizes Republic of Texas Claims to Disputed Territory April 25, 1838 On this day in 1838, the United States and the Republic of Texas signed the Convention of Limits, which recognized Texas claims to disputed territory in Red River County (the present Bowie, Red River, Franklin, Titus, Morris, and…
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