By Joseph Milton Nance
The degree used to be set for clash: the 1st Congress of the Republic of Texas had arbitrarily special the Rio Grande because the boundary of the hot state. but the ancient limitations of Texas, lower than Spain and Mexico, had by no means prolonged past the Nueces River. Mexico, unwilling to recognize Texas independence, was once much more unwilling to permit this extra encroachment upon her territory.
But neither nation was once in a powerful place to confirm claims; so the clash built as a battle of futile threats, border raids, and counterraids. however, males died—often heroically—and this is often the 1st complete tale in their sour fight. in keeping with unique assets, it's an impartial account of Texas-Mexican family in a very important period.
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After San Jacinto: The Texas-Mexican Frontier, 1836-1841 by Joseph Milton Nance