The News From Brownsville: Helen Chapmans Letters from the Texas Military Frontier, 1848-1852


A resource for teachers, this book is about Helen Chapman and her husband William, the first quartermaster at Fort Brown, who 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.
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Texas State Historical Association
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