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Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, December 15, 1880
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  • Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, 15 December 1880
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Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907). Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, December 15, 1880 - Page 1. December 15, 1880. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 22, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll9/item/607/show/605.

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Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907). (December 15, 1880). Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, December 15, 1880 - Page 1. Mrs. Anson Jones Letters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll9/item/607/show/605

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Title Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, December 15, 1880
Creator (HOT)
  • Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907)
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Willis, Texas
Date December 15, 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)
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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 57 (1880 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 Wednesday Evening Willis Dec, 15th 1880 My Dear Son At last I have set a day to return home. I propose going down tomorrow night, as Sallie has so far improved that I think now I can leave her with safety - If you or Sam can meet me, do so, or have some conveyance at the depot to take me home which will do as well as for one of you to go our there as the trains are so often behind time. This morning it passed here at 7 O’clock. How I wished I had been ready to avail myself of the opportunity of going down this mor -ning, so as to save being up in the night. But you may look for me unless it should be raining hard & cold in that event I would feel obliged to delay a day or two longer, as my old tormenter Rheumatism has returned with the return of cold weather I don’t know how I can contain myself wntil the time comes to start home I feel so impatient to get off Yours in love Mary Jones ------------------------------------------------ [Written upside down across the top of page 2] a Negro woman got of[f] the train here this [morning] and told Gaston Mrs. Ashe was was [sic] aboard - If so she is now at home
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