Weaver, Bobby D. 1936-

Castro's colony : empresario development in Texas, 1842-1865 / by Bobby D. Weaver. - 1st ed. - College Station : Texas A&M University Press, c1985. - xiv, 158 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 144-154.

Recounts the history of Castroville, the European colony in Texas that was founded by French empresario Henri Castro in 1842.

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Castro, Henri, 1786-1865.


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Texas--History--Republic, 1836-1846--Case studies.
Texas--History--1846-1950--Case studies.
Castroville (Tex.)--History.

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