Letter from Moreau Forrest to Mary Forrest, Houston, Texas, August 23, 1837


Handwritten 4 page letter, torn in portions of fold. Written in 1837 from Houston, Forrest writes at length to his wife about Houston, and the illness of their son ;discusses the possible outbreak of war with Mexico ;talks of the Texas Congress meeting. This four-page letter gives an early look at life in the Republic of Texas.
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http://scholarship.rice.edu/handle/1911/27243 Disclaimer: this does not appear to be a resource that we own or control.

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Fondren Library - Rice University
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