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George B. Jones Letters,1836-1837

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Title

George B. Jones Letters

Date

1836-1837

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], George B. Jones Letters, 1836-1837, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

3 items

Scope and Content

A volunteer in the Texas Revolution. Jones writes to his family about how he volunteered in Ky. to "march to victory or die" in the Texas Revolution; the character and numbers of the Kentucky Volunteers; the intention to march against Matamoras in the summer of 1836; Santa Anna as a prisoner; rumor of the minister of the United States being in confinement and his attempted escape; and the Texas climate

Subjects

  • Cos, Martin Perfecto.
  • Indians of North America-- Texas-- History-- Sources.
  • Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de, 1794?-1876.
  • Texas-- History-- Revolution, 1835-1836-- Sources.

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