Castro's Colony: Empresario Development in Texas, 1842-1865 (Hardback)Bobby D. Weaver (author)
Hardback 200 Pages / Published: 30/06/2006
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In 1842, French banker Henri Castro secured a colonization grant and recruited more than two thousand Europeans to immigrate to Texas and populate his colony. The author describes the empresario system under which this community, now known as Castroville, was formed and considers the life of its founder.
Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
Number of pages: 200
Weight: 540 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 19 mm
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