A New History of Old Texas
A New History of Old Texas
Brandon Seale
The First American Ponzi Scheme
20 minutes Posted Aug 27, 2020 at 5:00 am.
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How Estevan prepared the way for his companions as they crossed the Rio Grande. How to interpret the agendas of the "headmen" leading the natives now surrounding the four expeditionaries. How the expeditionaries realized they were still, despite their following, as vulnerable as they had been back on the Galveston beach.
Pages: f41v-f46v in Zamora (1542) Edition as published by Adorno and Pautz (1999).

Cover art: Cabeza de Vaca and his three companions in the Big Bend area. Texas Beyond History. Image available on the Internet, viewed on 12 May 2020.