Southwestern Historical Quarterly October served elements of the ragged edge of frontier society. With time and continued use through ever-changing historical erasâfrom colonial times to statehoodâit garnered a much wider utility and acceptance. Through a tight and well-researched chronological approach to the topic, readers will confront outlying, but related, stories associated with international trade, filibustering expeditions, short-lived rebellions, and boundary disputes. They will also encounter a wide range of interesting characters associated with the road. They include those that might be anticipated, such as Louis Juchereau de St. Denis, Sam Houston, and David Crockett, but also the unexpected, like Jean Lafitte and Peter Ellis Bean. No characters in this study are more compelling, though, than the extended family of Nicholas Trammell, a group never far from legal entanglements or rumors of high crimes and misdemeanors. The family seems to have earned its questionable reputation, one reason Stephen F. Austin chose not to allow Tramell to join his colony. One of the unique strengths of the book is the second chapter, entitled âThrough the Wilds,â that highlights the value of Pinkertonâs site-specific lead-in by combining historical accounts of the trace with his own firsthand experiences. As a result, the
Southwestern Historical Quarterly – Texas State Historical Association
Published: Sep 7, 2017
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