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Letter to Cromwell Anson Jones, 6 November 1878
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Jones, Mary Smith McCrory;. Letter to Cromwell Anson Jones, 6 November 1878 - This image is in the public domain and may be used freely. If publishing in print, electronically, or on a website, please use the citation button above. To request higher resolution images, please use the Request High Res button above.. November 6, 1878. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 27, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll9/item/494/show/492.

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Title Letter to Cromwell Anson Jones, 6 November 1878
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Jones, Mary Smith McCrory
Date November 6, 1878
Description Letter from Mary Jones, wife of the last president of the Republic of Texas.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Jones, Mary Smith McCrory, 1819-1907--Correspondence
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • People--Individuals--Mary Jones
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Jones, Mary Smith McCrory
  • Jones, C. Anson
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Willis, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • letters (correspondence)
Language English
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Original Item Location ID 1970-003, Box 2, Folder 23 (1878 Correspondence)
Original Collection Mary (Mrs. Anson) Jones Letters
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/?p=collections/controlcard&id=306
Digital Collection Mrs. Anson Jones Letters
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Transcript [Written upside down across top of letter, recto] I will get paper this evening am writing on just what I have ---------------------------------------------- Willis Nov. 6th 1878 Dear Son Everything is still in chaos here, notwithstand- -ing the election passed off without any out break of any kind so far as heard from, now 2 Oclock the Boggies both went back upon Gaston - and the two together only gave Gas, nine majority where he had confidently expected a hundred so much for the promises of men. They think however that we will have three Democratic County Commissioners elected. No one slept Any in this house last night. Our party have allowed a few U S Marshal to Bulldoze them out of the election of the full democratic ticket and fifteen more of the Montgomery Citizens have been arrested, so we have just heard ---------------------------------------------------------------- Mr. McComb handed the letter you speak of to Gas, the night he came up. Last evening yours of the 2nd Inst with ten dol. bill inclosed reached me And last tho not least, I heard today with heartfelt gratitude to the Giver of all good things that Harris Co. had carried the Democratic ticket I felt glad for you, and the success of the good cause too. Would to heaven we could say as much for this rotten County. I have today sent Sam two Papers & written him a note. Mr Ashe has been of much service here; at dinner today she spoke of going down in the morning. Tell Mrs Ashe to not feel uneasy if he does not come, as he can be of so much service here in getting things quieted down Affectionately Your Mother
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