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Bell, Thomas B.. Letter from Thomas B. Bell to Col. Robert Potter - Transcript. April 12, 1836. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. February 21, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/earlytex/item/181/show/180.

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Bell, Thomas B.. (April 12, 1836). Letter from Thomas B. Bell to Col. Robert Potter - Transcript. Early Texas Documents. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/earlytex/item/181/show/180

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Title Letter from Thomas B. Bell to Col. Robert Potter
Creator (HOT)
  • Bell, Thomas B.
Date April 12, 1836
Description Letter from Thomas B. Bell to Col. Robert Potter.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Texas--History--Revolution, 1835-1836
  • Texas--History--To 1846
  • Texas--History--Republic, 1836-1846
Subject.Name (HOT)
  • Bell, Thomas B.
  • Potter, Robert (1799-1842)
Subject.Name (Local)
  • Harden, Samuel H.
Genre (AAT)
  • letters (correspondence)
  • correspondence
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Location ID 1973-001, Box 1, Folder 163
Original Collection Early Texas Documents Collection
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Transcript Fort Velasco 12th April I836 Dear Sir We are prissing forward in the the opperation of the fort and find it necessary to call in the outlyins and pludners as well as our good Citizens who timirously have taken refuge in the bottoms and Cane-breaks Such now Constitute a large phase of our force, which has been added Since the Commencement. Sam^ Harden a free Molatto has left us Clandestinely for that place, and for the sake of Example and precedent we hope you will feel as much interest in delivering him up as we to ask it into the hands of Mr. Grayson the bearer hereof. God and our Country Thos 3. Bell, Col. Robt Fetter Capt. Comm or other of Fr. Velasco Commandant of the Port of Galveston Col. • otter Chief of the -y or Coram* of the Port of Galveston Capt Thos Bell h I836 Ansd 35th Apr I836