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Author Kearney, James C., 1946-

Title Nassau Plantation [electronic resource] : the evolution of a Texas-German slave plantation / by James C. Kearney.

Imprint Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, c2010.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 353 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- The Adelsverein -- Joseph Graf von Boos-Waldeck -- The plantation -- Germany and Texas in 1843 and 1844 -- The runaways -- Carl Prince of Solms-Braunfels -- Friedrich von Wrede -- Das Herrenhaus -- The plantation and agriculture in Fayette County -- Die Katastrophe -- Otto von Roeder -- Nassau-Rosenberg -- The Adelsverein, the plantation, and slavery -- A clouded title -- Postscript -- Appendix A: Boos-Waldeck purchases -- Appendix B: Bourgeois d'Orvanne inventory -- Appendix C: Other inventories -- Appendix D: Slave inventories -- Appendix D: Proclamation concerning slavery -- Appendix F: Descriptions of the Herrenhaus -- A note on sources and abbreviations.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Adelsverein -- History.
German Americans -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Nassau Plantation (Tex.) -- History.
Texas -- Colonization -- History -- 19th century.
Texas -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century.
Germany -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century.
Fayette County (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781574412864 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781574413434 (e-book)

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