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Legends of outlaw loot, pirate hoards, buried mines, and Santa Anna's pack-train gold. Contains 31 legends from the Lone Star State. As they relate to the lost fortunes of Native Americans, French pirates, Spanish explorers, and Mexican, German and Scotch-Irish settlers, these tales are products of the people of Texas: their experiences, adventures, and exploration
W.C. Jameson, a geographer and environmentalist, has toured much of the country in a battered, green Ford pick-up truck, collecting legends and searching for the elusive riches that treasure hunters believe await them. His sources include his own fieldwork and archival documents, as well as the reports of die-hard treasure seekers and their descendents.
Part of the colorful history of Texas includes legends of outlaw loot, pirate hoards, buried mines, and Santa Anna's lost pack-train carrying gold. This book contains 31 legends ranging from lost fortunes of Native Americans, French pirates, Spanish explorers, and Mexican soldiers to the early exploits of German and Scotch-Irish settlers. These unique tales from the people of the Lone Star State highlight their adventures and struggles in search of lost mines and forgotten treasures.