The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 31, July 1927 - April, 1928 Page: 129
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German Settlers and the Indians in Texas, 1844-1860 129
cautions for dealing with the Indians which prudence dictated.
His prophecy did not come true while he was in Texas. Meuse-
bach, his successor, made a treaty which placed the Germans and
the Indians on a very friendly footing. Although some of the
German settlers in West Texas suffered from Indian depredations,
in the main the provisions of the treaty were observed. A vast
territory of over 3,000,000 acres was opened to civilization. It
was the great pioneer work of the German settlers in Texas.
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