In 1913 W. H. Dall1 described a brackish water fauna from the Pliocene of the southern Coastal Plain. In the collection were fossils sent to him by Vaughan and Matson from localities on the south side of Cow Creek about 1–1.5 miles from the town of Burkville, Texas. G. C. Matson furnished the following information.

The black clay found at this locality is not confined to the vicinity of Burkville for it extends southward about four miles and is reported some distance north of town. This clay may be traced into western Louisiana where it forms the Anacoco prairies....

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