CCTX - Col Kinney - first TX Fair 1852

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CCTX - Col Kinney - first TX Fair 1852 - Office of Sale Bsavsr-st. w-Tork. THE SOUHWEST....
Office of Sale Bsavsr-st. w-Tork. THE SOUHWEST. The Corpus Chricti Fair Oen. Araloe Gen. Car-, yajal's Speech Deacriptlon of Carrajal Gen. Qaitmaa The Balize at New-Orleans Memorial or the Board of Commerce to Coasress -Statistics In teres tins facu of the Mouth af the Mississippi. Arc. a CorrespoHtUnce of the Arte-York Daily Times.- IS"w-0LKA!ts, Friday, May 21, 1652. The additional letters which I sent you of the proceedings of the Corpus Christi Fair, (which I tent by private" hand to this city, there being no mail at the time,) dfd not reach' here, unfortunately, untl two daysj after I arrived myself, and consequently they have been anticipated by the New-Orleans papers. Considering that it was. the first fair ever held in Texas, and the prejudices operating against it, it certainly was highly creditable to the State. Rumors, however, had leen spread abroad, that it was . Onlv a ruse to cetun a Filibuster movement, which frightened the Mexicans off a little, and prevented manufacturers at a distance fram sending in arti-cles for competition. The large amount of massive silver premiums distributed is alone sufficient to show that the efforts .of Col. Kinnky were solely t .i i . r .i ii. i f iwr me (mhi oi me ?iaie. riau some oi your Northern Manufactories sent down their fabrics and implements ot misbamlry, they might not only have taken premiums, but have effected large sales. The fairs hereafter are tor be annual, and due IWlf ir A will lui rrivAn . tl,n . 1 -i V, f..',- ...:i1 l.n f heM. Resolutions were passed to hold it at the . same place, it being more central and convenient. UeiL A v alos, comtnaiuiing the frontier at Mat a-moros,

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 01 Jun 1852, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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