[Letter from Sam Houston to Joseph Ellis, June 12, 1847]

Description:

A letter from Sam Houston to his friend Joseph L. Ellis of Grand Cane at his plantation "Pleasant Lawn." Discusses Judge Worsham, the health of the Houston family and neighbors. This letter is purported to be a hoax and forgery, as multiple copies exist.

Creator(s): Houston, Sam
Location(s):
Creation Date: June 12, 1847
Partner(s):
Denton Public Library
Collection(s):
Texas History Collection
Usage:
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Creator (Author):
Houston, Sam

Houston, Sam, 1793-1863

Date(s):
  • Creation: June 12, 1847
  • Digitized: October 5, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Liberty County - Grand Cane
Place
United States - Texas - Walker County
Era
The Republic of Texas, 1836-1846
Date
June 12, 1846
Description:

A letter from Sam Houston to his friend Joseph L. Ellis of Grand Cane at his plantation "Pleasant Lawn." Discusses Judge Worsham, the health of the Houston family and neighbors. This letter is purported to be a hoax and forgery, as multiple copies exist.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Ellis, Joseph Littleton | Ellis, Benjamin Franklin | Worsham, Israel
Partner:
Denton Public Library
Collection:
Texas History Collection
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth29462
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text
Rights:
Access: Public