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Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, September 13, 1878
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Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907). Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, September 13, 1878 - Page 1. September 13, 1878. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 21, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll9/item/467/show/463.

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Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907). (September 13, 1878). Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, September 13, 1878 - Page 1. Mrs. Anson Jones Letters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll9/item/467/show/463

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Title Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, September 13, 1878
Creator (HOT)
  • Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907)
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Willis, Texas
Date September 13, 1878
Description Letter from Mary Jones, wife of the last president of the Republic of Texas.
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Jones, C. Anson (Cromwell Anson), 1850-
Subject.Name (HOT)
  • Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907)
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  • letters (correspondence)
Language English
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  • Text
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Original Item Location ID 1970-003, Box 2, Folder 16 (1878 Correspondence)
Original Collection Mary (Mrs. Anson) Jones Letters
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Digital Collection Mrs. Anson Jones Letters
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll9
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript Willis Sept. 13th./78 My Dear Son Your welcome favor of the 12th last rec eived this morning Mrs. Ashe received one from you also. I sent to the express office & to the depot also, but nothing at either place, so I concluded the sack of Onions and other arti -cles had not come up as you expected, tho they may come this evening. At any rate I thought it best to inform you of their non appearance. Gaston is still on the Grand jury. I doubt very much if he will make any examination of the records as he and the Clerk of the Co. are not on terms as you know &c &c. I have not seen, or heard anything of Mr. Wiggins since the day after you left here. Were you to appoint a day to be here sometime in advance of coming I could let him know by some one pass- ing in the course of a week, as every day or two some one is coming in from his nei ghborhood --------------------------------------------------------- Mr. Thompson is I believe getting well I saw Doct. Powel last Tuesday, and from what he said of the case I was lead to believe there was no hope of recovery. The Doct gave it as his opinion that Thompson would die certain I have heard nothing from him today, but I heard yesterday from Mrs. Griffin our nei- ghbor “that she was letting him have milk and fresh butter, “as it was all he could eat” and I heard also that Doct White went home on Wednsday & said to Doct Jordan that he Thompson was doing well. It is thought there has been a good deal said, more for effect than anything else to make out a case against Capt. Hightower We all look for the Papers, and read them eagerly to see what the Yellow fever is doing, and whether it is getting any nearer How much we will have to be thankful for if Texas does escape its deadly fangs. Two months or more is a long time. And within that period it may reach us. And this reflection leads me to make a suggestion ------------------------------------------------------- in regard to commencing the building for me here. As it is so uncertain about this, or any other place immediately upon the Rail Roads escaping Yellow fever, would it not be better to defer it for a few weeks longer until we could feel more certain of whether it would reach here. I have thought if we had to leave here that the Material might be stolen &c &c. But I will leave this to your better judgment of the matter ; God knows I need it very much right now. The Gin is going again Major Wood let Gas. have fifteen brushes (18 was the number required) so the workman made three new ones & cut the others to suit this stand, & today they are ginning. I am so glad to see it doing something, four wagon loads of cotton have come in today. Sallie sent her sewing machine spring down by Mr. Ashe she say if it will not give you too much trouble to have the old spring retwisted, and all made the same size of the smallest half of the present spring. But if it cannot be made over, have a new one made the same length of the old one ----------------------------------------------------------- but all the way the same size of the small part of the old one I suppose Mr. Ashe has told you that we all were going sown into the Thick et to Dr Phillips old place twenty five miles from here. We will expect you Doct Jordan & family Sam Ashe and family. This place is to be our place of refuge in case Yellow fever comes too near. Let me hear from your soon with best wishes, In love Your Mother Mary Jones I have not heard from Sam in over two weeks, he said in his last letter that if he was here her would fix me up a place to suit me
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