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Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, November 22, 1869
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  • Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, [22 November 1869]
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Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907). Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, November 22, 1869 - Page 1. November 22, 1869. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 17, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll9/item/107/show/105.

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Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907). (November 22, 1869). Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, November 22, 1869 - Page 1. Mrs. Anson Jones Letters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll9/item/107/show/105

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Title Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, November 22, 1869
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  • Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907)
Date November 22, 1869
Description Letter from Mary Jones, wife of the last president of the Republic of Texas.
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  • Jones, C. Anson (Cromwell Anson), 1850-
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  • Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907)
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  • letters (correspondence)
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Original Item Location ID 1970-003, Box 1, Folder 16 (1869 Correspondence)
Original Collection Mary (Mrs. Anson) Jones Letters
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Transcript Nov 22nd , 1869 [In another’s hand Dear Crommy I write you a few lines, as I have thought of an other article I want a Balmoral skirt, and the remnants of Calico you spoke of sending, Any color will be useful, as I can make aprons of the dark or purple pieces and can put the light ones into bed quilts - Don’t forget to send three pocket hand kerchiefs. And some money to pay my expenses to Galves- ton - I will send the hides up some= time by Sam. Could you send me five dollars in specie beside what I want for my trip to Gal, it is to pay a bill for Betsey which will go toward her wages here, I am thinking of taking her to Gal- as I see no prospect of her being of any more service to me, first her & then Nellie are laid up all the time, and realy they are a -------------------------------------------- nothing but an expense & trouble and have been for the two months past - it is lay up and eat all the time until I am tired of the fun now if you cant spare the five dollars just now, I can wait for it a while longer. I liked the dress you sent me very much, am making it up. One undershirt for self - As ever your loving Mother Mary Jones [Written in pencil] Balmoral skirt Hand kershiefs Undershirts for self remnants of calico I may go to Houston in the cars, if so I will stop and see you on my way back, I have not felt well today [Integral address] Cromwell
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