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Jacob de Cordova on the Men that Texas Needs  

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Jacob de Cordova wrote in 1858:

 

"To the professional man we say that neither DOCTORS or LAWYERS are wanted. We already have a sufficient stock in our market; and, were it not that some of them have been wise enough to turn their attention to farming and stockraising, a large number would starve, for there is not business enough in our country to support them.

To POLITICIANS we say, remain where you are; we have no room for you."

 

------ Jacob de Cordova, "Texas: Her Resources and Her Public Men, 1858

Beauty is only skin deep but Texas is to the bone.

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Posted : 3rd February 2020 4:12 pm