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Author Wood, Robert D
Title Life in Laredo : A Documentary History from the Laredo Archives
Imprint College Station : University of North Texas Press, 2004
©2004
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Descript 1 online resource (233 pages)
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Series Al Filo: Mexican American Studies, 2
Al Filo: Mexican American Studies, 2
Note Intro -- Life in Laredo -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Preface -- I. Background Factors: The Source, the Laredo Archives -- II. Life in Laredo -- 1. Beginnings and Consolidation: 1747-1767 -- 2. Laredo's Leaders -- 3. Changing Allegiances -- 4. A World of Enemies -- 5. Sociological Aspects -- 6. Faith and Culture -- 7. Making a Living -- 8. Communications -- photo gallery -- III. Conditions in Laredo -- 1. 1789 -- 2. 1819 -- 3. 1824 -- 4. 1828 -- Appendix I Names of the original settlers of the town of Laredo -- Appendix II Land grants (sections) allotted during the Visit of 1767 -- Index
Based on documents from the Laredo Archives, this work shows the evolution and development of daily life in a town under the flags of Spain, Mexico, and the United States. Robert D. Wood, S.M., presents the first one hundred years of history and culture in Laredo up to the mid-nineteenth century
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Wood, Robert D. Life in Laredo : A Documentary History from the Laredo Archives College Station : University of North Texas Press,c2004 9781574411737
Subject Laredo (Tex.) -- History -- Sources
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