CCTX - Col. Kinney water well
VVaat-chetter Aaen-aaat richest and most productive States in the Union. Mr. Cooper, who has been digging an artesian well on the plantation of Col. Kinney, eight miles from Corpus Christi, came to water at the depth of three hundred and fifty-eight feet, which discharges at the rate of forty gallons per minute. The water it of the character of white sulphur, strongly impregnated with the muriate of salt and magnesia. It is very soft and washes WeUjtnd is highly valuable for medicinal purposes. Another well is being bored at the town of Corpus Christi, and it it thought at the depth of four hundred feet the best of Water will be had. The lands in the vicinity of Corpus Christi are fast settling up, and daily increasing in value. These lands are adapted to the raising of cotton and sugar, and also make admirable atock farm for raiaing cattle, which, with the salulxioua climate, make it one of the most desirable parts of Texas.