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Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast
Scope Note: TARO subject browse term - http://texastaro.pbworks.com/w/file/145522746/TARO%20Control%20Access%20Browse%20Terms.xlsx

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Edward Fontaine Biographical Sketch of Mirabeau Bonaparte Lamar

 Collection
Identifier: MS 194
Overview This collection contains a biographical sketch of Mirabeau Bonparte Lamar written by his secretary, Edward Fontaine. Lamar served as President of the Republic of Texas from 1838 until 1841. Originally opposed to U.S. annexation, he planned a comprehensive system of education; began successful negotiations for recognition by France, England, and Holland; and founded the city of Austin in 1840.
Dates: 1857