University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections

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The University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections presents a large collection of personal letters from Mary (Mrs. Anson) Jones, dated between 1866 to 1882, discussing local affairs, family and friends. After Anson Jones's death, there were issues relating to land claims and taxes on land owned by the family. The bulk of the letters are to Mary Jones's son, Cromwell Anson Jones.

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Name: Terry Tomkins-Walsh, Archivist
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University of Houston Libraries
Special Collections
114 University Libraries
Houston, Texas 77204-2000

Phone: 713-743-9991