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Tragic Cavalier: Governor Manuel Salcedo of Texas, 1808-1813

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Defense of the Spanish borderlands in the early nineteenth century was a lost cause. Official neglect, expansionist pressures from the Mississippi Valley, and insurgency threatening from south of the Rio Grande all but guaranteed that these years would be the twilight of Spanish rule in the region. In the face of unrest, decline, and collapse, ...

Tragic Cavalier: Governor Manuel Salcedo of Texas, 1808-1813 1971, University of Texas Press

ISBN-13: 9780292780392

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