Interesting story of old East Texas settlement that is one of my husband's favorite books. A true story and they are the best....
Paperback: 629 pages
Publisher: Sam Houston State Univ (February 28, 2005)
Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 1.8 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 5327248
Format: PDF ePub TXT book
Using musty records in the attic of one of the oldest courthouses in Texas, Texan here tells the fascinating tale of the rise and fall of a cotton plantation north of Houston. The reader gets the authentic feel of life along the Trinity River from 1835-1869. Here is documented proof of early racial mixing, the adulterous affair of the cotton planter whose plantation is reduced from 500 to 25 acres by a punitive Huntsville jury, the murder of a yo...