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San Juan Bautista; gateway to Spanish Texas,

Author: Robert S Weddle; James H. Sutton Jr. and Sylvia Leal Carvajal Collection.
Publisher: Austin, University of Texas Press [1968]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jan Juan Bautista has been generally overlooked by Texas historians. Robert S. Weddle rectifies their neglect in this fascinating book and his story unfolds swiftly and smoothly.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Weddle, Robert S.
San Juan Bautista.
Austin, University of Texas Press [1968]
(OCoLC)663317450
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert S Weddle; James H. Sutton Jr. and Sylvia Leal Carvajal Collection.
OCLC Number: 440807
Description: xiv, 469 pages illustrations, map 24 cm
Contents: Fronties outpost, 1700-1716. Finding the gateway --
The mission builders --
New spiritual conquests --
The flying company --
Harvesters in the vineyard --
From thorns of paganism --
Stranger from the wilderness --
With sword and cross --
A plan for Texas --
The french cavalier --
Night of terror --
Back to the Tejas --
Mother of missions, 1716-1772. Padre Olivares' dream --Contraband and frustration --
Miracle of the Montes --
Chaging of the guard --
The double standard --
The islanders --
Up the Río Grande --
A cross to bear --
New roads to Texas --
To the meeting of the rivers --
Brink of sacrifice --
Providences of 1756 --
Ill wind from the plains --
Missions in the canyon --
Isle of the Malaguitas --
The savage frontier --
New line of defense --
End of an era --
Presidio of the line : after 1772. Sword above the cross --
Padre Morfi's visit --
Fading of the missions --
Death to the Gachupines --
Bugle at dawn --
Decade of the republic --
Army of Chihuahua --
Closing the gateway.
Responsibility: by Robert S. Weddle.

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Jan Juan Bautista has been generally overlooked by Texas historians. Robert S. Weddle rectifies their neglect in this fascinating book and his story unfolds swiftly and smoothly.

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