The Resource Nassau Plantation : the evolution of a Texas-German slave plantation, by James C. Kearney

Nassau Plantation : the evolution of a Texas-German slave plantation, by James C. Kearney

Label
Nassau Plantation : the evolution of a Texas-German slave plantation
Title
Nassau Plantation
Title remainder
the evolution of a Texas-German slave plantation
Statement of responsibility
by James C. Kearney
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the 1840s an organization of German noblemen, the Mainzner Adelsverein, attempted to settle thousands of German emigrants on the Texas frontier. Nassau Plantation, located near modern-day Round Top, Texas, in northern Fayette County, was a significant part of this story. This title highlights the relationship of German emigrants to slavery
Cataloging source
TXA/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kearney, James C.
Dewey number
976.4/251
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F395.G3
LC item number
K436 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adelsverein
  • German Americans
  • Slavery
  • Nassau Plantation (Tex.)
  • Texas
  • Texas
  • Germany
  • Fayette County (Tex.)
Label
Nassau Plantation : the evolution of a Texas-German slave plantation, by James C. Kearney
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography (pages 317-334) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Notes -- Select Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocm469916739
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 353 pages
Isbn
9781574412864
Lccn
2009047703
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40017920870
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)469916739
  • (Sirsi) a1025455
Label
Nassau Plantation : the evolution of a Texas-German slave plantation, by James C. Kearney
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography (pages 317-334) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Notes -- Select Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocm469916739
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 353 pages
Isbn
9781574412864
Lccn
2009047703
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40017920870
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)469916739
  • (Sirsi) a1025455

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