Colonists Lose One Mexican Official They Trusted

In an emotional letter to a friend on July 2, 1832, the most respected Mexican of his generation, and the only one Texas colonists felt they could trust, hinted strongly at taking a life — his own.

Read the story of Gen. Don Manuel de Mier y Teran in the Wednesday, July 2 through Tuesday, July 8 installment of “This Week in Texas History.”  And if your local paper does not carry the longest running column of its kind, buy an email subscription on the website.

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