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Author Monday, Jane Clements, 1941-
Title Petra's legacy [e-book] the South Texas ranching empire of Petra Vela and Mifflin Kenedy / Jane Clements Monday and Frances Brannen Vick.
Publication Info. College Station : Texas A&M University Press, c2007. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012)
Location Call No. Status
 Online Resource  E-book    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 430 p. :) ill., map ;
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [405]-416) and index.
Contents 1823-54 : "into her world" : Petra's story -- 1823-54 : "into her world" : Mifflin's story -- 1855-60 : forging a life in Brownsville -- 1860-62 : war clouds gather -- 1863 : war closes on Rio Grande Valley -- 1864-65 : chaos along the Rio Grande -- 1866 : home again -- 1867-68 : "woe to Brownsville! woe to Matamoros!" -- 1869-71 : "quien viene" -- 1872-74 : one foot in Brownsville, one in the Wild Horse Desert -- 1873 : politics, bandits, and hard economic times -- 1874 : railroads and cattle drives -- 1875 : Leander McNelly and the Texas Rangers -- 1876 : the apple of his father's eye -- 1877-78 : "a fiend in human form" -- 1879-80 : last days at Laureles : Laurel Leaf Ranch -- 1881 : to the body of Christ : Corpus Christi -- 1882 : la parra : the Grapevine Ranch -- 1883 : they were always there for one another -- 1884 : farewell to Santiago -- 1885 : goodbye to Petrita.
Note Description based on print version record.
Access Remote access limited to New York Society Library members with a username and password.
Subject Kenedy, Mifflin, 1818-1895.
Kenedy, Petra Vela, 1823-1885.
Married people -- Rio Grande Valley (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) -- Biography.
Ranch life -- Rio Grande Valley (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) -- History -- 19th century.
Ranchers -- Rio Grande Valley (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) -- Biography.
Women ranchers -- Rio Grande Valley (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) -- Biography.
Brownsville (Tex.) -- Biography.
Texas, South -- Biography.
Rio Grande Valley (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) -- Biography.
Rio Grande Valley (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Genre or Form Electronic books.
Added Author Vick, Frances Brannen, 1935-
Project Muse.
ISBN 9781585446148 (cloth : alk. paper)
1585446149 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781603444606
1603444602