MARSHALL , acity and the
See also:county-seat of
See also:Harrison county,
See also:Texas, U.S.A., about 145 M . E. by S. of Dallas . Pop . (189o), 7207; (1900) 7855 (3769 negroes); (1910) 11,452 . Marshall is served by the Texas & Pacific and the Marshall & East Texas
See also:railways, which have large shops here . Wiley University was founded in 1873 by the Freedman's Aid Society of the Methodist Episcopal
See also:Church, and
See also:College, was founded in 188r by the
See also:American Baptist Home
See also:Mission Society and incorporated in 1885 . Marshall is situated in a region growing
See also:cotton and
See also:Indian corn, vegetables, small fruits and
See also:cane; in the surrounding
See also:country there are valuable forests of
See also:oak and
See also:gum . In the vicinity of the city there are several lakes (including
See also:Caddo Lake) and springs (including Hynson and Rosborough springs) . The city has a cotton compress, and among its manufactures are cotton-seed oil,
See also:lumber, ice, foundry products and canned goods . The
See also:municipality owns and operates the waterworks . Marshall was first settled in 1842, was incorporated in 1843, and received a city
See also:charter in 1848; in 1909 it adopted the commission
See also:form of
See also:government .
MARSHAL (med. Lat. marescalcus, from O.H.Ger. marah...
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