Texas
The Promised Land

 

 

 

 


 

Requirements for Austin’s Colony

 

1830 No More Anglos

 

April 21, 1836

Battle of San Jacinto 22 min
1/3 of what is now the United States of America changed ownership

 

Republic of Texas

Neither money nor population to defend itself against the Mexicans and the Indians.
When the government was organized in 1836, it had only $55.68 in the treasury.

 

 

 

 

Land was the Real Currency
1836-1847

 

How to obtain land in Texas

  1. Apply
  2. Certificate issued
  3. Locate desired land
  4. Hire surveyor
  5. Submit to General Land Office for deed

First Land Commissioner - John Bordon 1837

 

Langford Land Grant

 

Burleson Land Grant (my Mother)

 

Langford Family

 

Where they came from!

 

Bandera Pass

 

"Bandera"


Courthouse 1890

Bandera, Texas 1909
Bandera, Texas - Founded 1852-1853


1852: Emporer Napolean III crowned
1853: Haussman redesigns Paris

 

1850

1850
1900
213,000 population
3,048,710
1850
1900
35 million population
40 million
1876 Last Indian raid in Bandera County
1871 Third Republic

 

 

"Texas is a great place for men and dogs, but hell on women and horses."

 

 

 

 

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