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DeWitt Colony References


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Almaraz, Felix D. Jr. Tragic Cavalier: Governor Manuel Salcedo of Texas, 1808-1813. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, TX, 1971.

Anderson, Gary C.  The Conquest Of Texas: Ethnic Cleansing In The Promised Land, 1820-1875.  University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK, 2005.

An Old Texan. Jose Antonio Navarro. Telegraph Steam Printing House, Houston, TX, 1876 (Reprint 1976)

Arizpe, Miguel Ramos de. Report to the August Congress on the Natural, Political and Civil Condition of the Four Eastern Provinces of Mexico. (Nettie Lee Benson, Translator) Greenwood Press, New York, NY, 1969.

Baker, D.W.C. A Texas Scrapbook. Texas State Historical Association, Austin, TX, 1991.

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Bandelier, Fanny (translator). The Narrative of Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca. The Imprint Society, Barre, MA, 1972.

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Barker, Eugene C. The Finances of the Texas Revolution. (Reprint from the Political Science Quarterly, Vo. XIX, No. 4), Ginn & Co., Boston, MA, 1904.

Barker, Eugene C. The Life of Stephen F. Austin. Cokesbury Press, 1926.

Barker, Eugene C. Mexico and Texas 1821-1835. P.L. TurnerCo., Dallas, TX, 1928

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Barker, Nancy Nichols. The French Experience in Mexico, 1821-1861: A History of Constant Misunderstanding. The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, NC, 1979.

Barr, Alwyn. Black Texans: A History of African Americans in Texas, 1528-1995. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK, 1996 (original 1973)

Barr, Alwyn. Texans in Revolt: The Battle of San Antonio, 1835. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1990.

Barr, Amelia.  Remember the Alamo.  Dodd, Mead & Co., New York, NY, 1888.

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Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses 1832-1845. 1941

Bobb, Bernard E. The Viceregency of Antonio Maria Bucareli in New Spain, 1771-1779. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1962.

Boethel, Paul C. The Big Guns of Fayette. Von Boeckmann-Jones, Austin, TX, 1965.

Boethel, Paul C. Colonel Amasa Turner: The Gentleman from Lavaca and other Captains at San Jacinto. Von Boeckmann-Jones, Austin, TX, 1963.

Boethel, Paul C. The Free State of Lavaca. Weddle Publication, Austin, TX, 1977

Boethel, Paul C. La Baca. Butler Office Supply & Printing, Columbus, TX, 1993.

Boethel, Paul C. History of Lavaca County, The Naylor Company, San Antonio, TX, 1936 (revised 1959).

Boethel, Paul C. The Lavacans. Butler Office Supply & Printing, Columbus, TX, 1991.

Boethel, Paul C. Ole Foley. D. Armstrong Co., Houston, TX, 1981.

Boethel, Paul C. On the Headwaters of the Lavaca and the Navidad. Von Boeckmann-Jones, Austin, TX, 1967.

Boethel, Paul C. Sand in Your Craw. Boeckmann-Jones, Austin, TX, 1956.

Bolton, Herbert E. The Spanish Borderlands. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1921.

Bolton, Herbert E. Texas in the Middle Eighteenth Century. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1915.

Bolton, Herbert Eugene & Eugene C. Barker. With the Makers of Texas, American Book Co., New York, NY, 1904.

Bonham, William N.  James Butler Bonham.   Messenger of Defeat.  Langmarc Publishing, Austin, TX, 2003.

Borroel, R.  The Texan Revolution of 1836: A Concise Historical Perspective Based on Original Sources, La Villita Publications, East Chicago, IN, 2002.

Boyd, Bob. The Texas Revolution. A Day-by-Day Account. San Angelo Std., San Angelo, TX, 1986

Boyle, Andrew A. The Retreat from Goliad. (Pamphlet from Reminiscences of the Texas Revolution in the Texas Historical Association), The Union National Bank, Houston, TX, 1933.

Bradfield, Jane. Rx, Take One Cannon: The Gonzales Come & Take It Cannon. P.J. Wagner, Research & Publishing Co., Shiner, TX, 1981.

Brazos (aka Robert Hall). Life of Robert Hall. State House Press, Austin, TX, 1992.

Brear, Holly Beachley. Inherit the Alamo. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1995.

Brice, Donaly E. The Great Comanche Raid: Boldest Indian Attack of the Texas Republic. Eakin Press, Austin, TX, 1987.

Brister, Louis E. In Mexican Prisons: The Journal of Eduard Harkort 1832-1834. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, TX, 1986.

Brown, Gary. Hesitant Martyr in the Texas Revolution: James Walker Fannin. Republic of Texas Press, Wordware Publishing, Inc., Plano, TX, 2000

Brown, John Henry. History of Texas. Vol. 1 & 2, L.E. Daniell, St. Louis, MO, 1893.

Brown, John Henry. Indian Wars and Pioneers of Texas. L.E. Daniell, Austin, TX, 189?  (Reprinted by State House Press, Austin, TX, 1988).

Brown, John Henry. Life and Times of Henry Smith The First American Governor of Texas. The Steck Co., Austin, Tx, 1935.

Bryan, William S. and Rose, Robert. A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri. Bryan, Brand & Co., St. Louis, MO, 1876.

Bugbee, Lester G. Slavery in Texas. Political Science Quarterly XIII, No. 3, Sep. 1898.

Bugbee, Lester G. Some Difficulties of a Texas Empresario. Southern Historical Association, Harrisburg Publishing Co., Harrisburg, PA, April 1899

Burkett, Nathan Boone. Early Days in Texas. Center for American History, University of Texas, Austin, TX. 1895.

Campbell, Randolph B. An Empire for Slavery: The Peculiar Institution in Texas 1821-1865, LSU Press, Baton Rouge, LA, 1989.

Canales, Jose Tomas. Bits of Texas History in the Melting Pot of America. Vol. 1, 2. Artes Graficas, San Antonio, TX, 1950.

Cantrell, Gregg. Stephen F. Austin, Empresario of Texas. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1999.

Carrington, Evelyn M. Women in Early Texas. Texas State Historical Association, Austin, TX, 1994.

Castañeda, C. E. The Mexican Side of the Texan Revolution (1836). By the Chief Mexican Participants. P.L. Turner Co., Dallas, TX, 1928.

Castañeda, C. E.  Our Catholic Heritage in Texas 1519-1936.  Von Boeckmann-Jones Co., Austin, TX, 1950.

Celiz, Fray Francisco. Diary of the Alarcon Expedition into Texas, 1718-1719. (Fritz L. Hoffmann, translator). The Quivira Society, Los Angeles, CA, 1935.

Chabot, Frederick C. Presidio de Texas at the Place Called San Antonio. Naylor Printing Co., San Antonio, TX, 1929.

Chabot, Frederick C. Texas Expeditions of 1842. I. Corpus Christi and Lipantitlan. Artes Graficas, San Antonio, TX, 1942.

Chabot, Frederick C. Texas in 1811: The Las Casas and Sambrano Revolutions. Yanaguana Society, San Antonio, TX, 1941.

Chabot, Frederick C.  Texas Letters.  Yanaguana Society, San Antonio, TX, 1940.

Chabot, Frederick C. With the Makers of San Antonio. Artes Graficas, San Antonio, TX, 1937.

Chipman, Donald E.. Spanish Texas 1519-1821. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1992.

Chipman, Donald E. & Joseph, Harriett D. Notable Men and Women of Spanish Texas. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1999.

Clarke, Mary Whatley. David G. Burnet. First President of Texas. The Pemberton Press, Austin, TX, 1969.

Clarke, Mary Whatley. Thomas J. Rusk: Soldier, Statesman, Jurist. Jenkins Publishing Co., Austin, TX, 1971.

Coleman, Robert. Houston Displayed, or who won the Battle of San Jacinto. By a Farmer in the Army. The Brick Row Co., Austin, TX, 1964 (reprint, original Velasco, 1837).

Coues, Elliot. The Expeditions of Zebulon Montgomery Pike. Dover Publications, New York, NY, 1987.

Courtney, Jovita. After the Alamo--San Jacinto. Vantage Press, New York, NY, 1964.

Crabb, Martha L.  Over the Mountain:  A Narrative History of the BEAN, SELMAN and GERMANY Families.  Gateway Press, Baltimore, MD, 1990.

Crisp, James E. Sleuthing the Alamo. Davy Crockett’s Last Stand and Other Mysteries of the Texas Revolution. Oxford University Press, NY, NY, 2005.

Crockett, David. The Life of David Crockett. The Original Humorist and Irrepressible Backwoodsman. An Autobiography. A.L. Burt Co., New York, NY, 1902.

Cutrer, Thomas W. Ben McCulloch and the Frontier Military Tradition. U. North Carolina Press, 1993

Davenport, Herbert.  Notes from an Unfinished Study of Fannin and his Men, 1936 with Appendix:  The Goliad Men, 1939.

Davis, Joe Tom. Legendary Texians. Vol. 1-4.  Eakin Press, Austin, TX.

Davis, Robert E. (ed.) The Diary of William Barrett Travis. Texian Press, Waco, TX, 1966.

Davis, William C. Three Roads to the Alamo: The Lives and Fortunes of David Crockett, James Bowie and William Barrett Travis. HarperCollins Publishers, New York, NY, 1998.

Dawson, Joseph Martin. Jose Antonio Navarro: Co-creator of Texas. Baylor University Press, Waco, TX, 1969

Day, James M. Black Beans and Goose Quills. Literature of the Texan Mier Expedition. Texian Press, Waco, TX 1970.

De La Pena, Jose Enrique. With Santa Anna in Texas. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, 1975.

De Leon, Arnoldo.  The Tejano Community, 1836-1900.   University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM, 1982.

De Leon, Arnoldo. They Called Them Greasers. Anglo Attitudes Toward Mexicans in Texas 1821-1900. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1983.

De Zavala, Adina.  History and Legends of The Alamo and Other Missions in and around San Antonio.  San Antonio, TX, 1917.

De Zavala, Lorenzo. Journey to the United States of North America. Shoal Creek Publishers, Austin, TX, 1980. m (Wallace Woolsey, translation).

Delanglez, J. (translator). The Journal of Jean Cavalier. Account of a survivor of La Salle’s Texas Expedition. 1684-1688. Institute of Jesuit History, Chicago, IL, 1938.

DeShields, James T. Border Wars of Texas. The Herald Co., Tioga, TX, 1912.

DeShields, James T. Tall Men with Long Rifles. The Naylor Co., San Antonio, TX, 1935 & 1971.

DeWees, William B. Letters from an Early Settler of Texas. Compiled by Clara Cardelle. Louisville, KY, Morton & Griswold, 1852 (reprinted 1968 by Texian Press, Waco, TX)


DeWitt County Historical Association. The History of DeWitt County, Texas. Curtis Media Corporation, Dallas, TX, 1991 Curtis Media, Inc. has copies of this book available for $70 plus shipping and handling. Contact them at 1-800-743-4388 or 530 Bedford Rd., Suite 112, Bedford, TX 76022. Addresses of authors of articles in the book can be obtained by writing the DeWitt County Historical Museum, 212 E. Broadway, Cuero, TX 77954


Dimmick, Greg J. Sea of Mud. The Retreat of the Mexican Army After San Jacinto, An Archeological Investigation. Texas State Historical Association, Austin, TX, 2004.

Dixon, Sam Houston. The Men Who Made Texas Free. Texas Historical Publishing Co., Houston, TX, 1924.

Dixon, Sam Houston. Romance and Tragedy of Texas History. Texas Historical Publishing Co., Houston, TX, 1924.

Dixon, Sam Houston and Kemp, Louis Wiltz. The Heroes of San Jacinto. The Anson Jones Press, Houston, TX, 1932.

Douglas, C.L. James Bowie: The Life of a Bravo. Banks Upshaw and Co., Dallas, TX, 1944.

Douglas, C.L. Thunder on the Gulf. Story of the Texas Navy. Graphic Ideas, Inc., Austin-Dallas, TX, 1936.

Drinnon, Richard. White Savage. The Case of John Dunn Hunter. Shocken Books, New York, NY, 1972.

Durham, Ken Reuben. Santa Anna: Prisoner of War in Texas. The Wright Press, Paris, TX, 1986.

Earle, Thomas. The Life, Travels and Opinions of Benjamin Lundy. Augustus M. Kelley, New York, NY 1971 (reprint of 1847).

Edward, David B. The History of Texas. J.A. James, Cincinnati, OH, 1836.

Ehrenberg, Herman. With Milam and Fannin: Adventures of a German Boy in Texas’ Revolution. The Pemberton Press, Austin, TX, 1968.

Elfer, Maurice. Madam Candeleria Unsung Heroine of the Alamo. The Rein Co., Houston, TX, 1933.

Erath, Lucy. Memoirs of Major George Bernard Erath. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly. Vol. 26, no. 3,4; Vol 27, no. 5,6. The Texas State Historical Association, Austin, TX, 1923.

Falconer, Thomas. Letters and Notes on the Texan Santa Fe Expedition 1841-1842. Dauber & Pine Bookshops, Inc. New York, NY, 1930.

Faulk, Odie B. The Last Years of Spanish Texas 1778-1821. Mouton & Co. The Hague, 1964.

Fehrenbach, T.R. Comanches. The Destruction of a People. De Capo Press, New York, NY, 1994 (reprinted from 1974).

Fehrenbach, T.R. Fire and Blood. A History of Mexico. De Capo Press, New York, NY, 1995 (reprinted from 1973).

Fehrenbach, T.R. Lone Star: A History of Texas and Texans. American Legacy Press, New York, NY, 1983 (reprinted from 1968).

Ferris, Sylvia V.V. & Hoppe, Eleanor S. Scalpels and Sabers. Nineteenth Century Medicine in Texas. Eakin Press, Austin, TX, 1985.

Field, Joseph E. Three Years in Texas. Justin Jones, Greenfield, MA, 1836

Filisola, Don Vicente. Memoirs for the History of the War in Texas, 1848. Translated by Wallace Woolsey. Eakin Press, Austin, TX, 1985.

Fisher, Ernest G. Marxists and Utopias in Texas. Eakin Press, Burnet, TX, 1980.

Fisher, Ruby Millicent Burkett. A Concise Genealogy of David Burkett and Horace Eggleston. Cundiff Printing Co., Dallas, TX, 1972

Flores, Dan L. (ed.) Journal of an Indian Trader: Anthony Glass and the Texas Trading Frontier, 1790-1810. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, TX, 1985.

Foote, Henry Stuart. Texas and The Texans. Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1841.

Forrestal, Peter P. The Solis Diary of 1767. Texas Catholic Historical Society, 1931.

Fox, Mary Virginia. A Queen Named King. Eakin Press, Austin, TX, 1986.

Frantz, Joe B. & Cox, Mike. Lure of the Land. Texas County Maps and the History of Settlement. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, TX, 1988.

Gaddy, Jerry J. Texas in Revolt: Contemporary Newspaper Account of the Texas Revolution. Old Army Press, Ft. Collins, CO, 1973.

Garcia, Clotilde. Captain Alonso Alvarez de Peneda. Jenkins Publishing Co., Austin, TX, 1982.

Garrett, Julia Kathryn. Green Flag Over Texas. The Pemberton Press, Austin, TX, 1969.

Gayarré, Charles. History of Louisiana, vols. I-III. F.F. Hansell & Bro., Ltd., New Orleans, LA, 1903 (original 1882).

Giesler, Mina Mae Woodrome. Burkett-Green-Woodrome. 1976.

Gilbert, Charles E., Jr. A Concise History of Early Texas: As told by its 30 historic flags illustrated in color. Adco Press, Houston, TX, 1964.


The Gonzales County Historical Commission. The History of Gonzales County, Texas. Curtis Media Co., Bedford, TX. Copies of this book are available for purchase for $75 plus $3.50 shipping and handling. Contact the Gonzales County Archives and Records Center, PO Box 149, Gonzales, TX 78629. Gonzales County Historical Commission.


Gooch, Fanny Chambers. Face to Face with the Mexicans. Fords, Howard & Hulbert, New York, NY, 1898

Goodspeed Brothers (Publishers). Memorial and Genealogical Record of Southwest Texas. Goodspeed Brothers Publishers, Chicago, IL, 1894.

Goodwyn, Frank. Life on the King Ranch. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, TX, 1951, 1993.

Gouge, William M. The Fiscal History of Texas. Burt Franklin, New York, NY, 1969.

Graham, Phillip. The Life and Poems of Mirabeau B. Lamar. University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, NC, 1938

Gray, William Fairfax. The Diary of William Fairfax Gray: From Virginia to Texas, 1835-1837.  Lack, Paul (ed.). Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, 1997.

Green, Rena Maverick, Ed. Samuel Maverick, Texan: 1803-1870. A Collection of Letters, Journals and Memoirs. Privately Printed, San Antonio, TX, 1952.

Green, Gen. Thomas J. Journal of the Texian Expedition Against Mier. Harper & Brothers, New York, NY, 1845.

Grimes, Roy, Ed. 300 Years in Victoria County. The Victoria Advocate Publishing Co., Victoria, TX, 1968.

Groneman, Bill. Alamo Defender. Eakin Press, Austin, TX, 1990

Groneman, Bill. Defense of a Legend. Crockett and the de la Pena Diary. Wordware Publishing, Plano, TX ,1994.

Groneman, Bill. Eyewitness to the Alamo. Wordware Publishing, Plano, TX, 1996.

Gulick, C.A., Allen, W., Elliott, K., and Smither, H. (eds.).  The Papers of Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar, The Pemberton Press, Austin, TX, 1968.

Guthrie, Keith.  History of San Patricio County.  Nortex Press, Austin,TX, 1986.

Guthrie, Keith. Texas Forgotten Ports, Vols. I-III. Eakin Press, Austin, TX

Haley, J. Evetts. The Alamo Mission Bell. Encino Press, Austin, TX, 1974.

Haley, James L.  Passionate Nation. The Epic History of Texas.   Simon & Schuster, Inc., NY, NY, 2006.

Hallenbeck, Cleve. The Journey of Fray Marcos de Niza. University Press in Dallas, Dallas, TX, 1949.

Haltom, Richard W. The History of Nacogdoches County, Texas. The Jenkins Publishing Co., Austin, TX, ?? (Reprint of 1880 original).

Hamill, Hugh M. Jr. The Hidalgo Revolt. Prelude to Mexican Independence. Greenwood Press, Westport, CT, 1981.

Hamilton, Lester. Goliad Survivor Isaac D. Hamilton. The Naylor Company, San Antonio, TX, 1971

Hammett, A.B.J. The Empresario: Don Martin De Leon. Texian Press, Waco, TX, 1973.

Hanighen, Frank C. Santa Anna. The Napoleon of the West. Coward-McCann, Inc., New York, NY, 1934.

Hardin, Stephen L. Texian Iliad: A Military History of the Texas Revolution. U. Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1994.

Harrison, E. J. Wonderful Narrative of Lieut. Harrison. Cincinnati, 1848 (Reprinted 1957 by F.W. Beinecke).

Hay, Thomas Robson & Werner, M.R. The Admirable Trumpeter: A Biography of General James Wilkinson. Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1941.

Hayes, Charles W. History of the Island and the City of Galveston, vol. 1, 2. Cincinnati, OH, 1879 (Jenkins Garrett Press, Austin, TX, 1974)

Hebert, Rachel Bluntzer. The Forgotten Colony: San Partricio de Hibernia. Eakin Press, Burnet, TX, 1981

Helm, Mary S. Scraps of Early Texas History. W.M. Morrison Books, Austin, TX, 1985.

Henson, Margaret Swett. Juan Davis Blackburn: A Reappraisal of the Mexican Commander of Anahuac. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, TX, 1982.

Henson, Margaret Swett. Lorenzo de Zavala: The Pragmatic Idealist. Texas Christian University Press, Ft. Worth, TX, 1996.

Herff, Ferdinand Peter. The Doctors Herff: A Three-Generation Memoir. Trinity University Press, San Antonio, TX, 1973.

Hill, Jim Dan. The Texas Navy. In Forgotten Battles and Shirtsleeve Diplomacy. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, 1937.

Hogan, William Ransom. The Texas Republic: A Social and Economic History. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK, 1946.

Holley, Mary Austin. Texas. J. Clarke & Co., Lexington, KY, 1836.

Hopewell, Clifford. James Bowie: Texas Fighting Man: A Biography. Eakin Press, Austin, TX, 1994.

Horgan, Paul. Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History. Vol. 1,2. Rinehart & Co., Inc., New York, NY, 1954.

Houston, Andrew Jackson. Texas Independence. The Anson-Jones Press, Houston, TX, 1938.

Huffines, Alan C.  Blood of Noble Men.  The Alamo Siege and Battle.  Eakin Press, Austin, TX, 1999.

Hunter, Robert Hancock. (Wittliff, William, ed.) The Narrative of Robert Hancock Hunter. Encino Press, Austin, TX, 1966.

Huson, Hobart (ed.).  Dr. J.H. Barnard's Journal Dec. 1835-Jun. 1836.  Goliad Bicentennial Edition, 1950

Huson, Hobart. Captain Phillip Dimmitt’s Commandancy of Goliad, 1835-1836. Von Boeckmann-Jones Co., Austin, TX, 1974.

Huson, Hobart. Refugio: A Comprehensive History of Refugio County from Aboriginal Times to 1953, Vol. 1, The Rooke Foundation Inc., Woodsboro, TX, 1953.

Huston, Cleburne. Deaf Smith. Incredible Texas Spy. Texian Press, Waco, TX, 1973.

Huston, Cleburne. Towering Texan. A Biography of Thomas Rusk. Texian Press, Waco, 1971

Iturbide, Agustin. Memoirs of Agustin De Iturbide. Documentary Publications, Washington, DC, 1971.

Jackson, Jack (ed.).  Almonte's Texas: Juan N. Almonte's 1834 Inspection, Secret Report, & Role in the 1836 Campaign.  Texas State Historical Association, Austin, TX, 2003.

Jackson, Jack (ed.). Imaginary Kingdom. Texas As Seen by the Rivera and Rubi Military Expeditions, 1727-1767, Texas State Historical Association, Austin, TX, 1995.

Jackson, Jack.  Indian Agent: Peter Ellis Bean In Mexican Texas (Canseco-Keck History Series).  Texas A&M University Press, College Station, TX, 2005.

Jackson, Ron. Alamo Legacy. Eakin Press, Austin, TX, 1997.

Jacobs, James Ripley. Tarnished Warrior: Major-General James Wilkinson. The MacMillan Co., New York, NY, 1938.

Jarratt, Rie. Gutierrez de Lara: Mexican-Texan: The Story of a Creole Hero. Creole Texana, Austin, TX, 1949.

Jaynes, R.T. Thomas Jefferson Rusk. Walhalla, SC, 1944.

Jenkins, John H. (Ed.). The Papers of the Texas Revolution 1835-1836. Vol. 1-10. Presidial Press, Austin, Texas, 1973.

Jenkins, John H. The Texas Revolution and Republic: Materials related to the Period from the Beginning of Anglo-American Settlement to the Annexation of Texas to the United States. The Jenkins Co., Austin, TX, 1986.

Jenkins, John H. and Kesselus, Kenneth. Edward Burleson. Texas Frontier Leader. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1990.

Jenkins, John Holmes III. Recollections of Early Texas Days. The Memoirs of John Holland Jenkins. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1956.

Johnson, Frank. (Eugene Barker, ed.) A History of Texas and Texans. The American Historical Society, New York, NY, 1914.

Jones, Anson. Memoranda and Official Correspondence relating to the Republic of Texas: Its History and Annexation 1836 to 1846. The Rio Grande Press, Chicago, IL, 1966.

Joutel, Henri. The Last Voyage Perform’d by de la Sale. Ann Arbor University Microfilms, Ann Arbor, MI, 1966.

Kelley, Fanny. Narrative of My Captivity Among the Sioux Indians. Longmeadow Press, Stamford, CT, 1994.

Kemp, Louis Wiltz. The Signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence. Anson Jones Press, Houston, TX, 1944.

Kemp, L.W. and Kilman, Ed. The Battle of San Jacinto and the San Jacinto Campaign. Booklet, 1947.

Kendall, George Wilkins. Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition. Harper Brothers, New York, NY 1844 (Reprint The Lakeside Press, Chicago, IL, 1929).

Kennedy, William. Texas: The Rise, Progress and Prospects of the Republic of Texas.  Vol. 1, Vol. 2.  The Molyneaux Craftsment, Inc., Ft. Worth, TX, 1925 (Reprint of 1841 Original)

Kilgore, Dan. How Did Davy Die? Texas A&M University Press, College Station, TX, 1978.

Kilman, Ed. Cannibal Coast. The Naylor Company, San Antonio, TX, 1959.

Kilman, Ed & Kemp, Louis W. Texas Musketeers: Stories of Early Texas Battles and Their Heroes. Johnson Publishing Co., Dallas, TX, 1935.

King, C. Richard. Susannah Dickinson: Messenger of the Alamo. Shoal Creek Publishers, Inc. Austin, TX, 1976.

Kubiak, Daniel James. Monument to a Black Man. The Naylor Co., San Antonio, TX, 1972

Lack, Paul D. The Texas Revolutionary Experience. A Political and Social History 1835-1836. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, TX, 1993.

Ladd, Kevin. Gone to Texas: Genealogical Abstracts from "The Telegraph & Texas Register" 1835-1841. Heritage Books, Bowie, MD, 1994.

LaFitte, Jean. Journal of Jean LaFitte. Dogwood Press, Woodville, TX, 1994.

Lamego, Gen. Miguel A. Sanchez. The Second Mexican-Texas War 1841-1843. Hill Junior College Monograph 7, Texian Press, Waco, TX, 1972.

Lamego, Gen. Miguel A. Sanchez. The Siege & Taking of the Alamo. Blue Feather Press, Santa Fe, NM, 1968

Lane, Walter P. The Adventures and Recollections of General Walter P. Lane. A San Jacinto Veteran. News Messenger Publication Co., Marshall, TX, 1928

Lay, Bennett. The Lives of Ellis Bean. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1960.

Lee, Nelson. Three Years among the Comanches. The Narrative of Nelson Lee, the Texas Ranger. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK, 1957

Leutenegger, Benedict, OFM. Letters and Memorials of Fray Mariano De Los Dolores y Viana 1737-1762. Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, TX, 1985.

Lindheim, Milton. The Republic of the Rio Grande:   Texans in Mexico 1839-1840, Waco, 1964.

Lindley, Thomas R.  Alamo Traces: New Evidence and New Conclusions.  Republic of Texas Press, Lanham, MD, 2003.

Linn, John J. Reminiscences of Fifty Years in Texas. D&J Sadler & Co., New York, NY, 1883.

Lotto, F. Fayette County. Her History and Her People. Schulenburg, TX, 1901.

Love, Marie. Chronicles of a Texas Pioneer. Callcott-Collinson, Austin, TX, 1978.

Lozano, Reuben Rendon. Viva Tejas. The Alamo Press, San Antonio, TX, 1936.

Lord, Walter. A Time To Stand: The Epic of the Alamo. Harper & Row, 1961


Lukes, Edward A. De Witt Colony of Texas, Jenkins Publishing Co., Pemberton Press, Austin, TX, 1976.


Lundy, Benjamin. The Life, Travels and Opinions of Benjamin Lundy. 1847.

Maillard, N. Doran. The History of the Republic of Texas. Smith, Elder and Co., London, 1842.

Matovina, Timothy M. The Alamo Remembered: Tejano Accounts and Perspectives. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1995.

Maverick, Mary A.. Memoirs of Mary A. Maverick. Alamo Printing Co., ca. 1921, reprinted by University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, 1989.

McCaleb, Walter F. The Mier Expedition. The Naylor Co., San Antonio, TX, 1959.

McCaleb, Walter F. Spanish Missions of Texas. The Naylor Co., San Antonio, TX, 1934.

McCutchan, Joseph D. Mier Expedition Diary. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1978.

McDonald, Archie P. Hurrah for Texas! The Diary of Adophus Sterne 1838-1851. Texian Press, Waco, TX, 1969

McDonald, Archie P. William Barrett Travis. A Biography. Eakin Press, Austin, TX, 1976.

McLean, Malcolm D. Papers Concerning Robertson’s Colony in Texas. Vol. 1 1788-1822.  Compiled & edited 1974 by M.D. McLean.

McLean, Malcolm D. Papers Concerning Robertson’s Colony in Texas. Introductory Volume, Robert Leftwich’s Mexico Diary and Letterbook, 1822-1824. The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, 1986.

McVea, Denise.  Making Myth of Emily:  Emily West de Zavala and the Yellow Rose of Texas Legend.  Auris Publishing, San Antonio, TX, 2006.

Menchaca, Antonio. Memoirs. Yanaguana Society. San Antonio, TX, 1937.

Merk, Frederick. Slavery and the Annexation of Texas. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY, 1972.

Miller, Thomas Lloyd. Bounty and Donation Land Grants of Texas. 1835-1888. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1967.

Montejano, David. Anglos and Mexicans in the Making of Texas, 1836-1986, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1987.

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