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Cattle barons and the mansions they built in Texas, 1870-1905

Charlotte Wren Pevoto

Cattle barons and the mansions they built in Texas, 1870-1905

by Charlotte Wren Pevoto

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Published by Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Ranch life -- Texas -- History -- Bibliography.,
    • Cattle trade -- Texas -- History -- Bibliography.,
    • Mansions -- Texas -- Bibliography.,
    • Texas -- History -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCharlotte Wren Pevoto.
      SeriesArchitecture series--bibliography,, A 1295
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ1339 .P48 1984, F386 .P48 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination13 p. ;
      Number of Pages13
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2572025M
      ISBN 100890282056
      LC Control Number85116023

      Cattle Baron's Ball of the RGV, McAllen, Texas. K likes. Purchase Catte Baron's Ball tickets here: 5/5. He and his wife, Harriet, built the Fulton Mansion in Th ey called their home “Oakhurst” because of the tall oak trees around it. Th e Fulton Mansion is important because it provides a look at the lives of wealthy ranchers, called “cattle barons,” who lived in south Texas at this time.

      The Barons Of Texas book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Barons Of Texas: Jill by Fayrene Preston released on /5. The tales of old Chris Hillebrandt are surely not as intriguing as those of the gun fighters, but they do disclose a story of cattle empire built out of raw wilderness. And also much less famed were the longhorn realms of the Upper Texas Coast, where cattle names such as James Taylor White, C. T. Cade, William McFaddin, and Christian.

      Cattle kept pouring in from Texas and Oregon. Outside capital flooded in as well. Wholesale prices for cattle reached a heart-stopping $ per hundredweight in May — meaning an pound steer went for $ Those already in the cattle business around Cheyenne and Laramie—the Lathrams, the Iliffs and the Dole brothers— made a killing.   Texas Cattle Barons by Kathleen J. Ryan, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.


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Editorial on Thistle Hill, The Cattle Baron's Mansion: More info may be found on the Thistle Hill page of the Historic Fort Worth, Inc. site. More Info: Built for Electra Waggoner, the daughter of one of Fort Worth's wealthiest cattle barons, A.B. Wharton paid $46, for the construction of Square footElectra had met Albert Buckman Wharton, a.

impacted the cattle barons and their future, including the investment by foreign capital. This includes the coming of settlers, barbed wire, and the railroad to the states.

This paper covers the struggles that the ranchers faced such as rustlers and how the cattle barons in Wyoming and Montana differed in their handling of this Size: KB. Cattle Barons is the name given to the small number of men who dominated the cattle industry in the late 19 th century.

Throughout the ’s, the beef market continued to grow. Cattle Barons is the name given to the small number of men who dominated the cattle industry in the late 19 th century. Cattle baron. Cattle baron is a historic term for a local businessman and landowner who possessed great power or influence through the operation of a large ranch with many beef cattle.

Cattle barons in the late 19th century United States were also sometimes referred to as cowmen, stockmen, or just ranchers. The Spanish brought cattle to New Spain soon after they began colonization in the s. The first cattle arrived in Texas in the s.

By the s, missionaries were operating cattle ranches around San Antonio and Goliad. Within a few decades, individual ranchers like Martin de León began to build large operations.

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The King Ranch in Texas consisted of more than 1, acres. To regulate ownership of drifting cattle, control rustlers, eradicate predators such as wolves, and improve breeds of cattle.

The average herd consisted of head of cattle, and 11 or 12 men could handle a herd this size. The crew was made up of a trail boss, the cook, and 9 or 10 drovers who helped manage the cattle. Many ranchers and cowboys who began their journey in Texas headed to Abilene, Kansas, where they could sell cattleFile Size: KB.