The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 10, July 1906 - April, 1907 Page: 75
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The Louisiana-Texas Frontier. 75
despoiler of the mother country, Spain, should desire to obtain as
large a portion as possible of her most desirable colony? When
this policy would place his troops near the supposed seat of fabulous
mineral wealth, we may well imagine that Napoleon would not
hesitate to assert the greatest possible claim. A people professing
a higher standard of public morals might well hesitate to follow
this claim to its uttermost limits, and even to push beyond it, yet
later history reveals a contrary coiire.
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