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Thrall, Rev. Homer S.:

HISTORY OF METHODISM IN TEXAS. BY...OF THE TEXAS CONFERENCE.

E.H. Cushing, Houston: 1872 [verso of 12mo, original cloth with gilt-lettered front cover, rebacked [reinforced inner hinges]. 210pp. Light institutional blindstamp and withdrawal, Very Good. "Has a list of all the traveling preachers in Texas up to 1869" [Raines]. Born in 1819, Thrall trained for the ministry at Ohio Wesleyan and served in Virginia until 1842, "when he volunteered for missionary service in the Republic of Texas. His first circuit was between Galveston and Matagorda, but later he traveled over most of Texas on horseback. He was a delegate to the Texas Conference in 1855..." Handbook of Texas [recording this as Thrall's first book]. FIRST EDITION. Raines 205. 2 Handbook of Texas 777. Not in Jenkins BTB, Eberstadt, Decker, Soliday, Graff, Larned.


Book Id: 15288

Price: $600.00

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