On this day in 1817, pirate Louis Michel Aury resigned his Mexican commission to rule Galveston Island. Aury, born in Paris about 1788, served in the French navy and on French privateers from 1802 or(more...)
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KNOB, TEXAS. Knob (Knobb) was near Locker in northwestern San Saba County. The Knob post office was in the home of James R. Turner from 1887 to 1889. Turner was believed to have reported the mob activities of the so-called San Saba mob, which killed him on July 19, 1887.
Alice Gray Upchurch
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