Texas - Chapter III, El Camino Real Summary & Analysis

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Chapter III, El Camino Real Summary

Ramon de Saldano, son of Alvara and Benita, is now sixty-six years old and the owner of Rancho El Codo, located outside Bexar. He has seen sons and a granddaughter named Trinidad. All of his sons had died and Ramon wants his granddaughter to marry a Spaniard. His friend, Don Lararo Veramidi, doesn't think it is important for their granddaughter to marry Spainards, pointing out that their lives are in Tejas and not in Spain. There are plenty of fine young men, even if they are mestizos.

When Ramon learns that Trinidad talks of Domingo, one of the Garzas, he gives the Garzas land in a far away on the banks of the Rio Grande so they will leave the area. He then begins the trip to Mexico City with Trinidad.

In the town of Saltillo, Trinidad wants to...

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