Texas, A Contest of Civilizations - 1903
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The book, "American Commonwealth: Texas - A Contest of Civilizations," by George P. Garrison, Boston & New York, 1903. This small book delivers a very interesting history of the founding days of the Republic and State of Texas. Included are many biographical notes about many American, French, Spanish, and Mexican men and women - both famous and obscure. A very interesting history with some genealogical value. The book has approximately 320 pages, a linked Table of Contents, an Index, and two rare maps. The CD book is also fully searchable; you can search the book using the Adobe Reader 'search' function. Please note: This is not a paper book, it is a scan of the original paper book into the digital Adobe PDF format, written on a CD-ROM. You read this book on your computer using the free Adobe Reader software. It is a digital version of a hard to find book. If you could find a copy of the 1903 printed book, it would be very expensive.
This is a list comprising most of the individuals, and many of the places and things, mentioned in the history:
Col. Amat, Gen. Andrade, the Apache, Branch T. Archer, the Asinais, John Austin, Moses Austin, & Stephen F. Austin.
Richard Bache, Mosely Baker, John R. Baylor, Ellis Bean, Capt. Beaujeu, Josiah H. Bell, Ephraim Blackburn, _____ Blondel, James Bowie, John Davis Bradburn, Maria Brown, James Bryan, Edward Burleson, David G. Burnet, & Anastasio Bustamante.
Caddo, Lamothe Cadillac, John Cameron, Jose Maria Carbajal, Cenis, the Cherokee, Horatio Chriesman, Richard Coke, the Comanche, Philip S. Cooke, Juan Cortina, _____ Croix, & Antoine Crozat.
E. J. Davis, Nicholas Dawson, Martin de Alarcon, Louis de Aury, Don Carlos de Franquis, Juan de Grijalva, Denard de la Harpe, Alonso de Leon, Marcos de Niza, Marques de Rubi, Louis Juchereau de Saint-Denis, Marques de San Miguel de Aguayo, Manuel de Sandoval, Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna Perez de Lebron, Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, Pedro Romero de Terreros, Cabeza de Vaca, _____ De Witt, Lorenzo de Zavala, Diego del Castillo, Capt. Delgado, Almerion Dickinson, & Juan Domingo de Mendoza.
Benjamin W. Edwards, Hayden Edwards, Monroe Edwards, Richard Ellis, & Escoceses.
J. W. Fannin, Gomez Farias, Gen. Filisola, William S. Fisher, Manuel Flores, John Forbes, John S. Ford, & Fredonia.
Capt. Gaines, James Gaines, Gen. Gaona, Antonio Gil y Barbo, Joseph Gonzalez, Gordon Granger, Tom Green, Vicente Guerrero, & Bernardo Gutierrez.
A. J. Hamilton, Hediondas, Francisco Hernandez de Cordoba, Jose Joaquiun Herrera, Francisco Hidalgo, Sam Houston, & Felix Huston.
Agustin de Iturbide.
Frank W. Johnson, Anson Jones, Louis Juchereau de Saint-Denis, & Jumanas.
Karankawa, Major Kemper, _____ Kendall, H. S. Kimble, & Capt. King.
Jean Lafitte, Gen. Lamar, Luke Lessassier, Lipan Apache, Capt. Lockett, James Long, & Nicolas Lopez.
Francisco Madero, Augustus Magee, Rafael Manchola, _____ Manzanet, _____ Margil, Hernan Martin, Wily Martin, Ben McCulloch, Henry E. McCulloch, Hugh McLeod, Jose Antonio Mejia, Benjamin R. Milam, James B. Miller, Javier Mina, John Moore, _____ Morfi, & Henry M. Morfit.
Nassonites, Natchitoches, Jose Antonio Navarro, _____ Neill, & _____ Nolan.
Gomez Pedraza, Capt. Perry, & Charles Pickney.
Diego Ramon, Domingo Ramon, Pedro Rivera, O. M. Roberts, James W. Robinson, Capt. Ross, & Hardin R. Runnels.
Erasmo Seguin, _____ Sesma, Henry Smith, Jacob Snively, Gen. Somervell, & Charles B. Stewart.
Tejas, Antonio Tenorio, Domingo Teran, J. W. Throckmorton, Tiguex, Tlascalan, & William Barret Travis.
Col. Urgartechea, & _____ Urrea.
Fernando Vasquez de Coronado, & Juan Martin Veramendi.
Lt. Col. Ward, J. A. Wharton, William H. Wharton, James Wilkinson, & Samuel M. Williams.
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