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Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, November 25, 1880
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Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907). Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, November 25, 1880 - Page 1. November 25, 1880. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 25, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll9/item/584/show/581.

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Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907). (November 25, 1880). Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, November 25, 1880 - Page 1. Mrs. Anson Jones Letters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll9/item/584/show/581

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Title Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, November 25, 1880
Creator (HOT)
  • Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907)
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Willis, Texas
Date November 25, 1880
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)
Genre (AAT)
  • letters (correspondence)
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
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Original Item Location ID 1970-003, Box 2, Folder 50 (1880 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
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll9
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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Transcript [Written on front leaf of letter] Ell says to tell his Papa that he went to the show last night - What cold disagreeable weather we have had & are still having Willis Nov. 25th My Dear Son I wrote you the 23rd saying I hoped to be home very soon - All that day Sallie had been complaining of feeling badly - had sore throat, and complained of soreness in her back & shoulders, and in less than two hours after my letter was mai -led she had a chill, with vio -lent pain all in her left side back & under her shoulder blade & through into her left breast. Dr. [Powel] has been here twice a day up to 4 pm today, she is now free from fever or nearly so, and the violence of the pain & soreness are gradually pass- ing off - This attack makes her look badly and it will be sever- al days before she will regain her lost strength. ------------------------------------------ I hope to hear from you today if you have not all fallen to staves. Tell me how you are fareing [sic] in the eating line Mr. Mercer paid me this morning $22.75 my part of two more bales of cotton I had a talk with him about the little plan - he told me that he could in a little while sell all my corn at from .50 cts to 75 cts pr. bushel - I instructed him to sell it, along as best he could to subserve my interest which he agreed to do. My love to Sam & yourself also remember me to Ara tell her I think of her often In love Your Mother Mary Jones
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