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The paper republic
James Bevill

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The paper republic
the struggle for money, credit and independence in the Republic of Texas
James Bevill.

Published 2009 by Bright Sky Press in Houston, Tex .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Spanish Texas, 1535-1821
Filibusters, lone stars and pirates
Mexican Texas, 1821-1836
Financing the Texas revolution
Harrisburg, the steamboat Cayuga and Galveston
Velasco and Columbia: capitals on the Gulf Coast
Houston: the great stock exchange
Star money, engraved notes and change notes
Mirabeau B. Lamar: the great paper chase begins
Austin: "You will strike out the interest!"
Austin: stocks, bonds, wooden ships and pigs
Old Sam and the exchequer bills
Houston and Washington: a tug-of-war on the capital
The architect of annexation
The golden shower.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
F390 .B497 2009

The Physical Object

p. cm.

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