JULY 10, 1824

Stone, Ron
January 1984
Book of Texas Days;1984, p122
The article offers facts about Richard King. He was born in New York on July 10, 1824 and works as a cabin boy, a steamboat pilot and a soldier in the war against the Seminole Indians. In 1850, King joined Mifflin Kenedy in a boat business on the Rio Grande. In 1852 they decided to leave the river and buy Spanish land grant called Santa Gertrudis in Texas and turn it into a ranch.


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