Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, Early Policies of Mexico

Description:

Photograph of engraved writing near the base of the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. It reads: "The early policies of Mexico toward her Texas colonists had been extremely liberal. Large grants of land were made to them, and no taxes or duties imposed. The relationship between the Anglo-Americans and Mexicans was cordial. But, following a series of revolutions begun in 1829, unscrupulous rulers successively seized power in Mexico."

Creator(s): Belden, Dreanna L.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Harris County - La Porte
Creation Date: May 2, 2005
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries
Collection(s):
Photographing Texas
Usage:
Total Uses: 38
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: May 2, 2005
  • Digitized: July 14, 2005
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Harris County - La Porte
Coordinates
29.7500929091, -95.08995185
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
May 2, 2005
Description:

Photograph of engraved writing near the base of the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. It reads: "The early policies of Mexico toward her Texas colonists had been extremely liberal. Large grants of land were made to them, and no taxes or duties imposed. The relationship between the Anglo-Americans and Mexicans was cordial. But, following a series of revolutions begun in 1829, unscrupulous rulers successively seized power in Mexico."

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): staircases | Battle of San Jacinto
Partner:
UNT Libraries
Collection:
Photographing Texas
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: dscn0006
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth3673
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Points
29.7500929091, -95.08995185

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