The Franco-Texan Land Company

The Franco-Texan Land Company

by Virginia H. Taylor

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ISBN-13: 9780292781818
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 01/01/1969
Pages: 366
Sales rank: 1,104,145
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. John C. Frémont and the Memphis, El Paso, and Pacific Railway Company
  • 2. John A. C. Gray and the Texas and Pacific Railway Company
  • 3. A Land Company Is Formed
  • 4. Weatherford, Texas
  • 5. Paris, France
  • 6. Henry P. du Bellet and the Texas and Pacific Arrive in Weatherford
  • 7. Moving West with the Railroads
  • 8. The Loss of Two Presidents
  • 9. Leon Chotteau Comes to Texas
  • 10. The Du Bellet Enterprises
  • 11. More Trouble in Weatherford
  • 12. George P. Levy
  • 13. Mrs. Alfred Hammond of Weatherford
  • 14. The French in Texas
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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