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Laredo, Texas in 1892. Perspective Map of the City of Laredo, Texas. The Gateway to and From Mexico, 1892. Toned lithograph, 19.6 x 33.1 in. Published by American Publishing Co., Milwaukee, Wis. Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth.
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Webb County was formed from Nueces County on 28 January 1848, and organized on 16 March 1848. It was named in honor of James Webb (1792-1856), the Attorney General and Secretary of State of the Republic of Texas from 1838 to 1841. Laredo, the county seat, was founded in 1755.
Read more about Webb County, Texas at The Handbook of Texas Online
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