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Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, December 5, 1880
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  • Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, [5 December 1880]
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Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907). Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, December 5, 1880 - Page 1. December 5, 1880. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 2, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll9/item/601/show/599.

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Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907). (December 5, 1880). Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, December 5, 1880 - Page 1. Mrs. Anson Jones Letters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll9/item/601/show/599

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Title Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, December 5, 1880
Creator (HOT)
  • Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907)
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Willis, Texas
Date December 5, 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
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  • Text
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Original Item Location ID 1970-003, Box 2, Folder 55 (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
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Transcript Willis Sunday Evening My Dear Son I did not write you yesterday owing to Sallies being so very sick. Friday evening Doctors Jordah & Powel held a consultation over Sallies case & pronounced it Typhoid fever - I regret to say that there is no pro- spect of my getting away - As this fever may run twenty or thirty days, she has had it already seventeen days - I sometimes fear it will wear her out, in place of her wear- ing it out as the Docts say. I can see a percep table reduction in her strength in the last three days. And she looks very much reduced & hollow about her eyes Well to tell you I feel badly does not half express my true feelings - Away from my home, & not prepared for such a protract- ted stay &c &c &c - Gaston & Mrs Grove seems [sic] to think her symptoms better this evening - I hope they are Your Mother Mary Jones ----------------------------------------------------------- We have not set up at night any yet Gas ton sets the Alarm Clock in his room & comes in and gives her medicine & then too as I am in the room with her can get up at anytime she may need anything Yesterday she was blistered over her liver. But as yest. I cannot see that it has made any material difference I will try to write you a line again tomorrow M J
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