Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Texan ranch life : with three months through Mexico in a "Prairie Schooner" / by Mary J. Jaques.

By: Jaques, Mary J.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Southwest landmark: no. 7.Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 1989Description: ix, 363 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0890963940 (alk. paper); 9780890963944 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Ranch life -- Texas -- History -- 19th century | Texas -- Social life and customs | Mexico -- Description and travel | Jaques, Mary J. -- Homes and haunts -- TexasDDC classification: 976.4
Contents:
Leaving England -- Voyage to New York -- New York -- Niagara to San Antonio -- The History of the Alamo -- San Antonio -- Kerville, and Arrival at Lechuza Ranch -- Domestic Life at Lechuza Ranch -- Branding, and First Ride to Junction City -- Rounding up Cattle, and Cow Outfits -- "Roping." -- Hailstorm -- Coyotes, Skunks, and Flowers -- Texan Dancing, Riding, and Driving -- Sheep Dipping -- Breaking in Bronchos -- Visit to Texan Squatter -- Milking Cows -- Birds -- Ambulance Cases Two Benighted Travellers -- Duties of young Ranchmen -- Resources of Kimble County, Texas -- Picnic, Texan Dance -- First Visit to "The Field" -- Site and Plans for our New House -- Buying a Waggon and Team -- By "Sunset" Route from San Antonio to San Francisco -- The Yosemite Valley -- Chinese Quarter in San Francisco -- From San Francisco to Salt Lake City -- Through the Rockies to Fort Worth and San Antonio -- Return to Junction City -- Flood -- Settling in our New Home -- Tarantula -- Weevils -- Serenaders -- Domestic Life at "The Field." -- "Furious Riding through the Town Streets." -- Masonic Funeral -- Preparations for Christmas -- Pruning Fruit Trees -- Mr. Twohig's Imprisonment and Escape -- Cost of Fuel -- Stock Yards, &c., at San Antonio -- Surveying and Assessment -- Pelon Dog -- Catamount and other Pets -- Texan and Mexican Weddings -- The Crystal Column Cave -- Caught in a Thunderstorm -- Buggy Capsize -- Night at Stewart's Camp -- Visits from "Drummers." -- Independence Day -- The Lover's Leap -- Camp Meetings -- Letting "The Field." -- Farewell Party -- "Fixing" the Waggon -- Spanish Lessons -- The "Prairie Schooner" starts -- Visits en route -- Eagle Pass -- Bonding Waggon -- Mexican Money and Exchange -- Preparations for Crossing the Border -- Frontier Custom House -- Buying Matches -- Peyotes and Pellotes -- Cloete Ranch -- Crossing the Sabinas -- Monclova -- Monterey -- Topo Chico Springs -- Saltillo -- Disputed Boundary -- Courtship in Mexico -- Ponciano Diaz -- Bull Fight -- The Vara -- Fruit -- Hotel Patios -- Tipichil -- The Fiesta -- Leaving Saltillo -- Encantada -- Mexican Guest -- The Curandera -- Hacienda del Salado -- Employes on Hacienda -- Matehuala -- Catorce -- Vanegas -- Salt Works -- San Luis Potosi -- The Mint -- La Pila -- San Diego -- La Camal -- Troncas -- Dolores Hidalgo -- Hidalgo raises the "Grito." -- Morelos succeeds Hidalgo -- Augustin de Yturbide -- "The Three Guarantees." -- Independence of Mexico -- San Miguel de Allende -- Zerape Makers -- Giant Cacti, &c. -- Celaya -- Trasguerras -- Indian Procession -- Fray Sebastian -- Arriving at Queretaro -- Opals -- Maximilian -- Hercules Mill -- San Juan del Rio -- Wayside Crosses -- Accident to Waggon -- Tula -- The Tajo de Nochistongo -- Arrival at City of Mexico -- Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe -- The Capilla del Pocito -- Hotels -- The Viga Canal -- Lavanderas -- Cathedral -- Pinates -- Christ Church -- Theatres -- Our Party Breaks Up -- Mules, Pony, "Prairie Schooner," &c., Sold -- Santa Gertrudis Mine -- "Patio" Process -- Apam -- Pulque -- Museum at City of Mexico -- Aztec Gods -- Nahoan Indian Superstitions -- The Aguador -- Mexican Servants -- Mexican Races -- Origin of National Emblem -- "Noche Triste" Tree -- Chapultepec -- Rare Flowers -- National Library, & c -- The Army -- Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl -- Cholula -- Tlaxcola -- Franciscan Friars -- Esperanza to Cordoba -- Climate -- Want of English Importing Houses -- The Paseo -- Leaving the City -- Guadalajara Pottery -- Aguas Calientes -- Return to Texas -- A Mexican Offender -- Deer Hunting with "Buffalo Dick." -- Starting for England -- Landing at Hull.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Barcode
Book University of Texas At Tyler
Stacks - 3rd Floor
F391 .J36 1989 (Browse shelf) Available 0000000688671

Reprint. Originally published: London : H. Cox, 1894.

Leaving England -- Voyage to New York -- New York -- Niagara to San Antonio -- The History of the Alamo -- San Antonio -- Kerville, and Arrival at Lechuza Ranch -- Domestic Life at Lechuza Ranch -- Branding, and First Ride to Junction City -- Rounding up Cattle, and Cow Outfits -- "Roping." -- Hailstorm -- Coyotes, Skunks, and Flowers -- Texan Dancing, Riding, and Driving -- Sheep Dipping -- Breaking in Bronchos -- Visit to Texan Squatter -- Milking Cows -- Birds -- Ambulance Cases Two Benighted Travellers -- Duties of young Ranchmen -- Resources of Kimble County, Texas -- Picnic, Texan Dance -- First Visit to "The Field" -- Site and Plans for our New House -- Buying a Waggon and Team -- By "Sunset" Route from San Antonio to San Francisco -- The Yosemite Valley -- Chinese Quarter in San Francisco -- From San Francisco to Salt Lake City -- Through the Rockies to Fort Worth and San Antonio -- Return to Junction City -- Flood -- Settling in our New Home -- Tarantula -- Weevils -- Serenaders -- Domestic Life at "The Field." -- "Furious Riding through the Town Streets." -- Masonic Funeral -- Preparations for Christmas -- Pruning Fruit Trees -- Mr. Twohig's Imprisonment and Escape -- Cost of Fuel -- Stock Yards, &c., at San Antonio -- Surveying and Assessment -- Pelon Dog -- Catamount and other Pets -- Texan and Mexican Weddings -- The Crystal Column Cave -- Caught in a Thunderstorm -- Buggy Capsize -- Night at Stewart's Camp -- Visits from "Drummers." -- Independence Day -- The Lover's Leap -- Camp Meetings -- Letting "The Field." -- Farewell Party -- "Fixing" the Waggon -- Spanish Lessons -- The "Prairie Schooner" starts -- Visits en route -- Eagle Pass -- Bonding Waggon -- Mexican Money and Exchange -- Preparations for Crossing the Border -- Frontier Custom House -- Buying Matches -- Peyotes and Pellotes -- Cloete Ranch -- Crossing the Sabinas -- Monclova -- Monterey -- Topo Chico Springs -- Saltillo -- Disputed Boundary -- Courtship in Mexico -- Ponciano Diaz -- Bull Fight -- The Vara -- Fruit -- Hotel Patios -- Tipichil -- The Fiesta -- Leaving Saltillo -- Encantada -- Mexican Guest -- The Curandera -- Hacienda del Salado -- Employes on Hacienda -- Matehuala -- Catorce -- Vanegas -- Salt Works -- San Luis Potosi -- The Mint -- La Pila -- San Diego -- La Camal -- Troncas -- Dolores Hidalgo -- Hidalgo raises the "Grito." -- Morelos succeeds Hidalgo -- Augustin de Yturbide -- "The Three Guarantees." -- Independence of Mexico -- San Miguel de Allende -- Zerape Makers -- Giant Cacti, &c. -- Celaya -- Trasguerras -- Indian Procession -- Fray Sebastian -- Arriving at Queretaro -- Opals -- Maximilian -- Hercules Mill -- San Juan del Rio -- Wayside Crosses -- Accident to Waggon -- Tula -- The Tajo de Nochistongo -- Arrival at City of Mexico -- Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe -- The Capilla del Pocito -- Hotels -- The Viga Canal -- Lavanderas -- Cathedral -- Pinates -- Christ Church -- Theatres -- Our Party Breaks Up -- Mules, Pony, "Prairie Schooner," &c., Sold -- Santa Gertrudis Mine -- "Patio" Process -- Apam -- Pulque -- Museum at City of Mexico -- Aztec Gods -- Nahoan Indian Superstitions -- The Aguador -- Mexican Servants -- Mexican Races -- Origin of National Emblem -- "Noche Triste" Tree -- Chapultepec -- Rare Flowers -- National Library, & c -- The Army -- Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl -- Cholula -- Tlaxcola -- Franciscan Friars -- Esperanza to Cordoba -- Climate -- Want of English Importing Houses -- The Paseo -- Leaving the City -- Guadalajara Pottery -- Aguas Calientes -- Return to Texas -- A Mexican Offender -- Deer Hunting with "Buffalo Dick." -- Starting for England -- Landing at Hull.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.