Belton, Texas: Reporter Printing House, 1893-1894.
2 vols. 8vo. Publisher's wrappers Item #321842
"R. A. Baird of the national Grange or Patrons of Husbandry organized the first Grange in Texas at Salado in July 1873. This nonpartisan, agrarian order offered to farm families its four-fold plan for cooperation in business, happier home lives, more social contacts, and better educational opportunities. In October delegates organized the Texas State Grange at Dallas" (Handbook of Texas Online).