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Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, July 23, 1876
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  • Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, 23 July 1876
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Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907). Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, July 23, 1876 - Page 1. July 23, 1876. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 18, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll9/item/344/show/342.

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Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907). (July 23, 1876). Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, July 23, 1876 - Page 1. Mrs. Anson Jones Letters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll9/item/344/show/342

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Title Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, July 23, 1876
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  • Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907)
Date July 23, 1876
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 81 (1876 Correspondence)
Original Collection Mary (Mrs. Anson) Jones Letters
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Transcript [Written upside down across top of letter, page 1] I see by the papers that you are at last in under way holding courts &c &c ------------------------------------------------------- Sunday July 23rd 1876 My Dear Son Yours of the 26th of June is the last news I have had from you, with the Bill of articles inclosed, Which are still at Mr. Copelands & which is fifteen miles form here. Mr. Grove committed an error in having the things sent there. We could have had them brought out from Willis or Grand Lake much sooner. I suppose you have heard of poor Mrs Glazes murder by an negro in their em -ploy, he attacked her in bed while a- sleep just after daylight. Mr Glaze had eat an early breakfast & had gone out to his farm The negros object was to get money he killed her with a hammer with which he inflicted eight wounds upon her head She lived over twenty four hours tho uncon- cious all the time The negro was arrested at Grand Lake the same day brought to Willis --------------------------------------------------------- and hung to a tree before Mrs Glaze died on Friday morning last. Sam is in Willis he wrote me that he had engaged to work at the factory. will commence this week sometime I was so thankful you reached G. Lake in time for the Train Charles came half an hour af ter you left. Sam staid with us over three weeks. Sallie has been sick tho not serious- ly so has the ba Gaston also has been quite unwell both are now up again, The balance of the fam ily have kept well. But oh what a hot hole this is. The ticks are awful Sallie & I spend half our time in keeping them off ourselves & the children. Well I think this thicket is only fit for the original inhabitants. Wild beasts & insects of all kinds. Sam wrote me that he could make from three to three & a half dollars Friday the work he is to do will be in the shade. Yesterday we received some Papers from G Lake the were of old date but new to us. Last night & Today we are having more rain too much I fear for Cotton Affectionately your Mother Mary Jones
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