Conifer is a Latin word, a compound word of conus and ferre (to bear), meaning the one that bears (a) cone(s).The conifers, division Pinophyta, also known as division Coniferophyta or Coniferae, are one of 13 or 14 division level taxa within the Kingdom Plantae. Pinophytes are gymnosperms. They are cone-bearing seed with vascular tissue; all extant conifers are , the great majority being with just a few being . Typical examples of conifers include cedar, Douglas-fir, cypresses, , , kauri, , , hemlo..
This third volume of the Savage Frontier series focuses on the evolution of the Texas Rangers and frontier warfare in Texas during the years 1840 and 1841. Comanche Indians were the leading rival to the pioneers during this period. Peace negotiations in Sa..
This text integrates the theory of contract law and its impact on the real estate transaction with practical instruction on Texas real estate employment and sales contracts. Written by an attorney and a real estate broker, you'll find it offers a fully ble..
Compelling images of people in a region that in many ways remains a frontier fill the pages of this survey of photography in South Texas. The photographs, most published for the first time, are from the top-ranked collection of San Antonios Witte Museum. T..
Excerpt from The Woodroof-Woodrough-Woodruff Family of Surry, Brunswick, Greensville Counties, Virginia, 1700-1825: And Some Branches Who Migrated to Tennessee, Alabama, Missouri, Texas (1820-1985) Richard Woodroof, Jr, of Greensville County still contend ..
When the story opens, in 1869, Mary-Lou and her two daughters, Ellie-May and Sara-Jane are alone on their small Texas ranch, the Circle J. The ranch is attacked by the Anderson gang, on the run following an abortive bank raid in Fort Worth. Mary-Lou outman..
Addie McRae accepts a job as governess to young Cedric Whitfield, but she has no idea what lies ahead—especially when a string of attempted robberies and a kidnapping threaten the peace of the Whitfield household. Enter Pearson Foster, a visiting..
Deputy Marshal Custis Long arrives in Good Hope, Arizona, to help his boss’s old friend, a former Texas Ranger named Don Carter. But Carter is a proud, obstinate son of a gun, not likely to accept help—though he’s happy to give it, especially to the ..
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