The White Scalper: A Story of the Texan War
THE WHITE SCALPER. A Story of the Texan War. Written by GUSTAVE AIMARD, AUTHOR OF "INDIAN SCOUT," "FREEBOOTERS," "BORDER RIFLES" ETC. Published by WARD AND LOCK, 168, FLEET STREET. Gustave Aimard was born Olivier Aimard in Paris in 1818. He was the author of numerous books about Latin America. As he once said, he was the son of two people who were married, ‘but not with each other.’ His father, François Sébastiani de la Porta (1775–1851) was a general in Napoleon’s army and one of the ambassadors of the Louis Philippe government. Sébastini was married to the Duchess de Coigny. In 1806 the couple produced a daughter: Alatrice-Rosalba Fanny. Shortly after her birth the mother died. Fanny was raised by her grandmother, the Duchess de Coigny. According to the New York Times of July 9, 1883, Aimard’s mother was Mme. de Faudoas, married to Anne Jean Marie René de Savary, Duke de Rovigo (1774–1833).
- Publication Date
- Oct 27, 2012
- All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
- By (author): Gustave Aimard