The Cypress and Other Writings of a German Pioneer in Texas

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When Hermann Seele anived in New Braunfels in 1845, the raw colony was plagued by poverty, disease, lack of food, and hostile Indians. This personal record of the Germans in Texas shows their evolution from struggling colonists to prosperous citizens. From his viewpoint of a hardworking yet imaginative pioneer, Seele presents first a history of German immigration and settlement in Texas during the nineteenth century. Next, his autobiographical writings range from a "sentimental recollection" of his first Christmas Eve in ...

The Cypress and Other Writings of a German Pioneer in Texas 2011, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292729865

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The Cypress and Other Writings of a German Pioneer in Texas 1979, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292790148

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