Galveston: A History and a Guide

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NOTES

1. Charles W. Hays, Galveston: A History of the Island and the City (2 vols.; Austin: Jenkins Garrett, 1974), I, 170-180, II, 811-814. David G. McComb, Galveston, a History (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1986), 42-3.

2. Galveston Daily News, June 28, 1891.

3. Francis C. Sheridan, Galveston Island; or, a Few Months Off the Coast of Texas: The Journal of Francis C. Sheridan, 1839-1840, ed. Willis W. Pratt (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1954), 32 (1st quotation), 53 (2nd quotation).

4. M. C. Houstoun, Texas and the Gulf of Mexico; or, Yachting in the New World (London: John Murray, 1844), 275.

5. McComb, Galveston, 12-23.

6. W. W. Newcomb Jr., The Indians of Texas (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1961), 63-81. See also Robert A. Ricklis, The Karankawa Indians of Texas (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1996).

7. Robert S. Weddle, Spanish Sea: The Gulf of Mexico in North American Discovery, 1500-1685 (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1985), 185-197.

8. Cyclone Covey, Cabeza de Vaca’s Adventures in the Unknown Interior of America (New York: Collier Books, 1961), 55-60, 124-128.

9. W. B., “Life of Jean Laffite,” LittelVs Living Age, 32 (Mar. 6,

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - The Port City 5
  • 2 - The Sin City 25
  • 3 - The Tourist City 41
  • Notes 53
  • Index 57
  • About the Author 59
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