Bowie, legends of the man and the lost mine
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Bowie, legends of the man and the lost mine by Richard Pickens Cobb

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Published by R.P. Cobb in [Lampasas, Tex.] .
Written in English



  • Texas


  • Bowie, James, d. 1836 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Pioneers -- Texas -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Texas -- History -- To 1846 -- Juvenile literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 98).

Statementwritten by Richard Pickens Cobb.
LC ClassificationsF389.B8 C63 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 98 p. :
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL63004M
LC Control Number99159643

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This book was first published in It contains newspaper and magazine articles collected by editor Frank Dobie back in the s. The articles are, as the title states, about Texas legends -- legends of lost mines and buried s: Lost mines are a popular form of lost treasure mine involved is usually of a high-value commodity such as gold, silver or there is a map (sometimes called a "waybill") purportedly showing the location of the mine. Common reasons given for the mines being lost include. Stories divided and mutated, morphed and grew meaner: Several Bowie residents claimed to have spotted a creature with the torso of a man, the legs of a goat, horns, and coarse body hair rumbling.   The Lost Dutchman legend also has a link to wealthy Mexican cattle ranchers of the s, the Peralta family from Sonora, who supposedly dug many gold treasures out of the Superstitions.