By Anne H. Sutherland
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James Robertson; and Samuel Marshall (married to Robertson’s niece, Jane Childress). indb 40 6/9/06 9:18:59 AM Sterling Clack Robertson, Empresario 41 Andrew Erwin, another member of the Texas Association, was designated to deliver the letter to the newly minted Mexican government. In 1822 such a task was not for the fainthearted. Erwin took a boat down the Mississippi River to New Orleans, boarded a ship bound for the port of Veracruz at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. There he had to climb up through the mountains on horseback to Jalapa, the beautiful bougainvillea-covered capital of Veracruz, before making the final climb to Mexico City in the central plateau.
I liked it so much that I majored in history at the University of Texas, convinced that the topic would be enjoyable. I was wrong. History is a very serious subject, and historians are quite earnest about their field. They do not always agree about what history should include, and they certainly do not see eye to eye on how to interpret it, but they do concur that it consists of information that can be found in heavy piles of documents sitting in musty archives. They have an odd suspicion of oral history and an overblown reverence for written documents.
The American colonists elected Stephen F. Austin to represent them in Saltillo and to petition for a separate governing body in Texas. The Mexicans responded by throwing Austin in jail, rightly suspecting that this petition was a first step to rebellion. Meanwhile, Santa Anna had seized dictatorial control and was antagonistic toward the state of Texas and Coahuila because they refused to recognize him. 10 Santa Anna responded by sending his brother-in-law, Gen. Martín Perfecto de Cos, to Texas to quell the rebellion.