1844 1st ed TEXAS Narrative of Texan Santa Fe Expedition Trade Routes Mexico

KENDALL, George Wilkins

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George Wilkins Kendall’s 1844 account of the Texan Sante Fe Expedition was initiated by his travels into the Republic of Texas. He learned of the Mexican military and the easy in which they took Texans prisoner – Kendall himself was caught in the crossfire and taken to a leper colony in Mexico. He recounted the events of his imprisonment and suffering and the disputes between the lines of Texas and New Mexico.

 

“Narrative of the Texas Sante Fe Expedition” discusses the trade routes established by the Sante Fe Trail, descriptions of mid-19th-century Texas cities such as Houston and Galveston, accounts of poor people in Mexico, cultural dances and songs, sightings of animals indigenous to the American Southwest – rattlesnakes, buffalo and tarantulas – and hunting expeditions! An incredible work of westward expansion and American settlers!

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1844 1st ed TEXAS Narrative of Texan Santa Fe Expedition Trade Routes Mexico

 

The best account of the most defining event in Texas history!

 

George Wilkins Kendall’s 1844 account of the Texan Sante Fe Expedition was initiated by his travels into the Republic of Texas. He learned of the Mexican military and the easy in which they took Texans prisoner – Kendall himself was caught in the crossfire and taken to a leper colony in Mexico. He recounted the events of his imprisonment and suffering and the disputes between the lines of Texas and New Mexico.

 

“Narrative of the Texas Sante Fe Expedition” discusses the trade routes established by the Sante Fe Trail, descriptions of mid-19th-century Texas cities such as Houston and Galveston, accounts of poor people in Mexico, cultural dances and songs, sightings of animals indigenous to the American Southwest – rattlesnakes, buffalo and tarantulas – and hunting expeditions! An incredible work of westward expansion and American settlers!

 

Item number: #2243

Price: $750

 

KENDALL, George Wilkins

 

Narrative of the Texan Sante Fé expedition : comprising a description of a tour through Texas, and across the great southwestern prairies, the Camanche and Caygüa hunting-grounds, with an account of the sufferings from want of food, losses from hostile Indians, and final capture of the Texans, and their march, as prisoners, to the city of Mexico.

 

New York : Harper and Brothers, 1844. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes
    • I – [2], [xii], 405
    • II – [2], [xii], 406
    • 4 full-page plates and one folding map
  • References: Howes K75; Wagner-Camp 1101; Sabin 37360; Field 818
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; secure
    • I – some pages loose but all present
  • Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm)

 

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2243

Categories

Americana, American History

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

KENDALL, George Wilkins

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete