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Texas in 1837

Texas in 1837

an anonymous, contemporary narrative

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Texas -- History -- Republic, 1836-1846.,
    • Texas -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Appeared serially in the Hesperian, Sept. 1838 - Apr. 1839, under the title: Notes on Texas. Published in 1926 under the misleading title: Houston and Galveston in the years 1837-8. The author is referred to as a citizen of Ohio.

      Statementedited with an introd. by Andrew Forest Muir.
      ContributionsMuir, Andrew Forest, 1916- ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF390 .T375 1958
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 232 p.
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6246511M
      LC Control Number58007231
      OCLC/WorldCa5159476

      Over roughly the next two years, conflict arose in the area near modern-day Houston between Texans and a group composed of officials of Texas in 1837 book Mexican government and the small military force sent there to enforce the tariff as well as prevent smuggling and Anglo-American immigration. Land developers inspired the spread of the city when they built suburbs such as PasadenaHouston HeightsDeer ParkBellaireand West University Place The city's first expressway, the Gulf Freeway, connected Houston and Galveston in and later became a part of the interstate highway system. Demand Too many comparable copies currently for sale may indicate a glut in the market.

      Postcard of the Lyndon B. Mit Singweisen. After the Civil Warseparation of the races continued with segregated schools and dissociated churches, clubs, bands, businesses, and sports teams. In the early morning of March 6, Santa Anna ordered his troops to storm the Alamo. His narrative is based, however, on what must have been fairly copious notes carefully taken down by him while in Texas.

      Victory or Death! This was a last cheerful reunion with Gustav in the Dresel home. Lubbock arrived on the Laurathe small steamship that first reached Houston, he found the bayou choked with branches and the town almost invisible. Austin, took over the project. But the garrison awakened and the final fight began.


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James's is now a hat shop but is clearly marked with a large plaque and a nearby restaurant is called Texas Embassy. Whatever he had finished, he read to Hoffmann von Fallersleben and the circle of his relatives in the evening hours. Courtesy of the Houston Press.

Gustav Dresel's Houston Journal

After peace talks in ended with the massacre of 34 Comanche leaders in San Antoniothe Comanches launched a major attack deep into Texas, known as the Great Raid of The bitterly-contested annexation of Kingwood, Texas, in resulted in changes to state law that have since limited the city's annexation power.

Photo by Cecil Thomson. The latter, William Marsh Rice, whose name is borne by the well-known Rice Hotel in Houston as well as by Rice Institute, which Texas in 1837 book founded, fairly represents the predominant Anglo-American element of the population. Holman became the first mayor. With British help, Texas could gain peace with Mexico, develop Galveston as a major port for British importers Texas in 1837 book to avoid steep U.

The new president was anything but a political neophyte. Memucan Hunt succeeded in helping gain Texas in 1837 book. In a letter written from Geisenheim to Count Castell about this time, Grosse claims to have suggested to Gustav Dresel the idea of publishing, in co-operation with Hoffmann von Fallersleben, an account of his experiences in Texas.

Marilyn M. Julius and Hermann were fully employed in the family business, while Gustav, who also worked for it, was really waiting for some position that would suit his particular fancy.

Ruthven established trade connections. He had a son who was destined to play a prominent part in the official relations between his native country and that of his ancestors. As a result the city more than doubled in size, from 73 square miles in to square miles in Although George Fisher wrote two letters, dated August 8 and 18, to Anson Jones in compliance with Dresel's request, nothing seems to have come of this.

Another item in the same issue of the Albany sheet reflects the sentiments of one woman who lost a son to the Texas cause. A United States Justice Department ruling led to nine city council members elected from districts, and five elected at large.

Water pollution has also been a long-standing problem. Wharton would be assisted by two other commissioners, Fairfax Catlett and Memucan Hunt.

Not finding employment there, he hit upon the idea of proceeding to the new Republic of Texas in order to become familiar with its trade before returning home. At length, in January,the tedious negotiations, in which Grosse acted as a go-between, came to a head.

Dresel, too, he wrote, must openly confess his activity for the Society in his book.

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