Texas: the rise, progress, and prospects of the Republic of Texas, Vol.1 Page: 10 of 432
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Principles-Fate of Philip -Nolan, the first armed adventurer
in Texas from the United States-Burr's Conspiracy-Retrospective
view of the state of the American
Colonies under the dominion of Spain-Condition of
Mexico previous to 1808-The Indians-The ClergyThe
departments of Colonial Administration in Mexico
and Spain-Failure of the Colonial System-General
Venality and Corruption-Anti-commercial Laws-Progress
of Smuggling and decline of Legitimate TradeInvidious
Distinctions between Old Spaniards and Mexican
Creoles . . . . . . . . 235
Effect of Bonaparte's seizure of the Spanish Crown upon
the Hispano-American Colonies-Insurrection in Mexico,
headed by Hidalgo-Morelos--Central Junta at Zitaquaro
-Congress of Chilpanzingo-Constitution of Apatzingan
-Dissolution of Congress by Teran-Conciliatory measures
of the Viceroy Apodaca, and their effects-Entrance
of American Volunteers into Texas, under Guttierez, in
1812-Their achievements-Battle of the Medina, and
treachery of the Mexicans-Revolutionary establishment
at Galveston-Lafitte the ex-Pirate-Expedition of Xavier
Mina-Attempt of General Long-Lallemand's Settlement
on the Trinity-Plan of Iguala-First Mexican CortesIturbide
proclaimed Emperor-His Abdication-Federal
Constitution of 1824 . . . . . .268
Intended Spanish Colony in Texas-Moses Austin-his origin,
character, and pursuits-Spanish system of granting waste
lands-Austin's project of colonising Texas-Journey to
San Antonio and its results-Continuance of Moses Austin's
enterprise by his son Stephen-Settlement of the first Colony
on the Brazos-Difficulties respecting the concession
-Stephen Austin's Visit to the City of Mexico-Delay
occasioned by political changes-Ultimate confirmation
of the grant-Internal affairs of the Colony-Empresario
Grants . . . . . . . . 308
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Kennedy, William. Texas: the rise, progress, and prospects of the Republic of Texas, Vol.1, book, January 1, 1841; London. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2389/m1/10/: accessed April 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .