Amos Andrew Parker, Trip to the West and Texas (Concord, NH: White and Fisher, 1835), p. 183.
G.T.T. story from Frederick Law Olmsted, A Journey through Texas (1857; reprint, Austin: University of Texas Press, 1978), p. 124.
Thomas Jefferson, Philip Sheridan, Berta Hart Nance, and John Steinbeck quotes from Peter Yapp, ed., The Travellers’ Dictionary of Quotation (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1983), pp. 962–963.
Randolph Barnes Marcy quote from Marilyn McAdams Sibley, Trav— elers in Texas, 1761–1860 (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1967), p. 53.
Georgia O’Keeffe quotes from John F. Matthews, “The Infuence of the Texas Panhandle on Georgia O’Keeffe,” Panhandle Plains Historical Review 57 (1984): 107–136, and Elaine Partnow, ed., The Quotable Woman, 1800–1981 (New York: Facts on File, 1982), p. 209.
On Benno Matthes, see Terry G. Jordan et al., Texas: A Geography (Boulder: Westview Press, 1984), p. 27.
Norther description from David G. McComb, Galveston: A History (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1986), pp. 23–24.
Pecos Bill stories from Harold W. Felton, Pecos Bill, Texas Cow— puncher (New York: Knopf, 1949), pp. 125, 139.
William A. McClintock quoted by Terry G. Jordan in Walter L. Buenger, ed., Texas History (Boston: American Press, 1983), p. 156.
Cabeza de Vaca observations from Cyclone Covey, Cabeza de Vaca’s Adventures in the Unknown Interior of America (New York: Collier, 1961), p. 81.
George W. Kendall, Narratives of the Texas Santa Fe Expedition (Aus— tin: Steck, 1935), p. 78.
George C. Frison quoted from Fort Collins Coloradoan, December 26, 1987.
Athanase de Mézières quote from W. W. Newcomb, Jr., The Indians of Texas (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1961), p. 257; Ferdinand Roemer quote, ibid., p. 165.
Olmsted, Journey through Texas, p. 293.
Observations on Lipans from Newcomb, Indians of Texas, p. 112.
John Holland Jenkins, Recollections of Early Texas, ed. John Holmes Jenkins III (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1958), pp. 77–78.
Roy Bedichek, Karánkaway Country (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1950), p. 16.