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El Paso Salt War, [1877]

C. L. Sonnichsen

El Paso Salt War, [1877]

by C. L. Sonnichsen

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Published by C. Herzog and the Texas Western Press in [El Paso, Tex.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Salt industry and trade -- Texas -- El Paso.,
  • Vendetta.,
  • Crime -- Texas -- El Paso.,
  • Criminals -- Texas -- El Paso.,
  • El Paso (Tex.) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C.L. Sonnichsen ; illustrations by José Cisneros.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination68 p. :
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16849842M

    During the El Paso Salt War of , the Mexican community came together to prevent an Anglo landowner, Charles H. Howard, from monopolizing public salt deposits on the Guadalupe Salt Lake (Glenn ). Despite the Mexicans coming together to fight off the Anglo salt monopoly, they eventually lost and was forced to pay for salt. EL PASO, TEXAS. El Paso is at the far western tip of Texas, where New Mexico and the Mexican state of Chihuahua meet in a harsh desert environment around the slopes of Mount Franklin on the Rio Grande, which has often been compared to the Nile. In the region had its own civil war, the Salt War of San Elizario, a bloody racial conflict.

    "El Paso Salt War, | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed." El Paso Salt War, | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed. Web. 21 Mar. El Paso Salt War conflict resulting from disagreement between whites and Mexicans over the use of the El Paso valley salt beds; because of the victory of the whites here, the formerly communal salt beds were privatized and used for profit.

    returns to his earlier work for The El Paso Salt War []. For several reasons, the decision to reprint Sonnichsen's distinc-tive treatment of the so-called El Paso or San Elizario Salt War was a happy one. Certainly not the least important justification for re-issuing the El Paso chapters is the physical beauty of the new format : H. Bailey Carroll. His first opportunity came in December during the El Paso Salt War. Kinney was in Silver City, New Mexico Territory, when El Paso County Sheriff Charles Kerber sent him an urgent telegram asking him to raise volunteers to rescue the Texas Ranger detachment besieged in San Elizario, Texas.


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El Paso Salt War, [1877] by C. L. Sonnichsen Download PDF EPUB FB2

The El Paso Salt War of Hardcover – January 1, by C. L Sonnichsen (Author), J. Cisneros (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from 5/5(1). The El Paso Salt War of Paperback – January 1, by C.

Sonnichsen (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). El Paso: Carl Hertzog, Illus.

yellow paper covers, 68 pp., illustrations on covers & in book by Jose Cisneros. Owner name inside cover & on title page. True first edition. with "bravely" misspelled as "dravely" on last Book Edition: 1st.

The El Paso Salt War, by Sonnichsen, C. (Charles Leland), Publication date Topics Salt industry and trade, Vendetta, Crime and criminals Publisher [El Paso, Tex.] C. Hertzog Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; americana Internet Archive Books.

American Libraries. Uploaded by MerciG Pages: Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sonnichsen, C.L. (Charles Leland), Paso Salt War, [El Paso, Tex.] C.

Hertzog and. Reprint. The story of a little known but true incident involving tensions between newly arrived settlers to El Paso, Texas, salt, El Paso Salt War the Texas Rangers and U.S. Army. Published by Hertzog/Texas Western Press Very Good Condition.

dust jacket one small hole on spine and one small tear on spine, now protected in mylar sleeve In our Fredericksburg ions: Octavo ( x and 6 x. LAW, RACE, AND THE BORDER: THE EL PASO SALT WAR OF The "lawless Old West" is a familiar trope in American popular culture.

Film, literature, and art have promoted this notion of the wild western frontier of the nineteenth century, where law enforcement was scarce and vigilante mobs roamed at will.' Recent historical scholar. El Paso Salt War book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

I learned a lot more about the history of San Elizario and some of the officials in El Paso or Franklin, tx.

Very cool book with a lot to tell. flag Like see review. Joanna rated it it was amazing Don Voorhees rated it /5. SALT WAR OF SAN El Paso Salt War began in the late s as a struggle between Republican leaders W.

Mills, Albert J. Fountain, and Louis Cardis to acquire title to the salt deposits at the foot of Guadalupe Peak, miles east of El Paso. Fountain and Mills became leaders of the opposing factions. Get this from a library. The El Paso Salt War, [C L Sonnichsen; José Cisneros].

El Paso’s salt mines, located about a hundred miles east of the city, had long been used by local Indians and Chicanos.

Intwo local political factions struggled for control of the deposits; these were the so-called “Salt Ring” led by District Judge Charles Howard, the group that tried to gain private control of the mines, and the “Anti-Salt Ring” of Antonio Barajo and Luis.

El Paso has long been a battleground for the Anglos and the Mexicans, and now the war is heating up in the salt beds near Guadalupe Peak. When Clint Adams rides unsuspectingly into the crossfire, the last thing he wants is to get involved/5(9).

Salt War of History of the el Paso salt war The Salt Wars started in in a conflict between two businessmen Charles Howard, a lawyer from Missouri, and Louis Cardis, a politician who migrated to the United States from Italy.

The conflict was over the right to collect salt fees in El Paso. The El Paso Salt War, (Book): Sonnichsen, C. All locations are currently closed.

Expect delays on hold requests placed during this time. The El Paso Salt War, also known as the Salinero Revolt and the San Elizario Salt War, was a struggle between El Paso, Texas businessmen to acquire title to the salt deposits near the base of the Guadalupe Mountains that began in the late s.

The political and legal struggle extended to an armed conflict waged with the Mexican and Tejano residents living in the communities on both sides of. Click to read more about The El Paso Salt War, by C. Sonnichsen.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers3/5. The Salt War The El Paso Salt War began in the late ’s as a struggle between El Paso businessmen W.W.

Mills, Albert J. Fountain, and Louis Cardis in an attempt to acquire title to the salt deposits near the base of the Guadalupe Mountains. The El Paso Salt War of has gone down in history as the spontaneous “action of a mindless rabble,” but as author Paul Cool deftly demonstrates, the episode was actually an insurgency, “the product of a deliberate, community-based decision squarely in the tradition of the American nation’s original fight for self-government.”Cited by: 2.

The El Paso Salt War of was sparked by "Anglo" businessmen staking claim to the massive salt bed that lies just west of what is now the Guadalupe Mountains National Park. Local Mexican-Americans, known as Paseños, considered the salt deposits community property, in accord with Spanish Law.

Conflicts and Compromises Over San Elizario's Salt Flat. The El Paso Salt War,published in by Charles Leland Sonnichsen. Digital book on line at Forty years at El Paso, ; recollections of war, politics, adventure, events, narratives, sketches, etc., by W.

W. Mills Digital book online at The Portal to Texas History.By Allison Tirres, Published on 01/01/ Recommended Citation. Law, Race, and the Border: The El Paso Salt War ofHarv. L. Rev.()Author: Allison Tirres.

On a cross-country move from the West Coast to the East Coast via El Paso, Texas, he came across a story about a little-known conflict, the El Paso Salt War of The border battle struck him as he settled into his new work near the National Archives.