Recollections of Early Texas: The Memoirs of John Holland Jenkins

Recollections of Early Texas: The Memoirs of John Holland Jenkins

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Overview

“[These reminiscences] light up for whoever will read the earliest days of early English-speaking Texas.” —J. Frank Dobie, from the foreword

A firsthand account of pioneer life in east Texas.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292770379
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 01/28/1987
Series: Personal Narratives of the West Series
Pages: 347
Sales rank: 773,327
Product dimensions: 5.37(w) x 8.46(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • I. Austin's Little Colony
  • II. Valuable Additions Arrive
  • III. Mexican Invasion
  • IV. Brushy Creek and Plum Creek
  • V. Comanches, Caddoes, and Cherokees
  • VI. More Mexican Trouble
  • VII. The Mier Expedition
  • VIII. The Texan Santa Fe Expedition
  • IX. People of Note.
  • X. Recollections at Random
  • XI. In All Fairness
  • XII. Hunting and Social Life
  • XIII. From the Sublime to the Ridiculous
  • XIV. In Conclusion
  • Biographical Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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