DECEMBER 10, 1854

Stone, Ron
January 1984
Book of Texas Days;1984, p206
A part of The Book of Texas Days, 1984, which chronicles the history of Texas, is presented. It features Richard King, who was a riverboat captain who really was the king of Brownsville and the lower Rio Grande. He controlled the riverboat trade. He married Henrietta Chamberlain, daughter of a missionary. Together they built the greatest ranching empire in the U.S.


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