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The News from Brownsville: Helen Chapman’s Letters from the Texas Military Frontier, 1848–1852
Edited by Caleb Coker
Helen Chapman and her husband William, the first quartermaster at Fort Brown, were founding citizens of Brownsville, Texas. In her letters from the South Texas frontier, she commented on social conditions along the Rio Grande, expressing forthright opinions on a wide range of topics.
Series: Barker Texas History Center Series Publisher: Texas State Historical Association Book Details: 452 pages, 6 x 9 inches, 12 black-and-white illustrations ISBN: 0-87611-114-2 Publication Status: Out of Print