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Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, July 16, 1881
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Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907). Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, July 16, 1881 - Page 1. July 16, 1881. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 31, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll9/item/630/show/627.

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Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907). (July 16, 1881). Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, July 16, 1881 - Page 1. Mrs. Anson Jones Letters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll9/item/630/show/627

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Title Letter from Mary Jones to Cromwell Anson Jones, July 16, 1881
Creator (HOT)
  • Jones, Mary Smith (1819-1907)
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Sour Lake, Texas
Date July 16, 1881
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 63 (1881 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 Saturday Sour Lake July 16th [1881] My Dear Son As it has rain -ed everyday for the last three I am thinking seriously of leaving here just as soon as you can send me the necessary funds - As con- tinued rains produces sickness here (so I am informed ) I will need about $10.00 dollars more - Register, or send by express - I send this by Mrs. Goodnight. I would like so much to be here when Sallie comes that is if these continued rains do not stop her. As every one knows it is useless to stay in rainy weather ---------------------------------------- besides I am in doubt whether my neuralgia or rheu- matism which ever it is I have, can be cured by the use of Cold Sour baths, every time I go I into it thr soreness is increased beside All my other afflictions are greatly improved - Many are talking of leaving by Monday if it continues to rain there will be a great diminution - Your & Sams letters of the 14th recd will be glad to have Ell here a few days - Come to think of it - you may send me money when he comes over today Yours in love M Jones [on verso of 2nd leaf] Hope to get my specks today
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