The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 6, July 1902 - April, 1903 Page: 72
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72 Texas Blistorical Association Quarterly.
Com Moore could have got along side he must have captured them,
as there was only 15 English on board & the rest of the crew some
4 or 500 were Mexicans, so alarmed that they were in each others
way & would have made poor defence The Accounts from the
Montezuma are that, the approach of the Texas Vessels produced
the utmost Consternation, the Mexicans exclaiming here comes the
Texas Devils, The Continued heavy rains has kept back the yellow
fever. 8 or 10 cases however have been reported yesterday & today.
James K Brown & his Sister Jesse have escaped from the danger,
by going to Saint Louis, Business is, as ever, at this season flat,
every body that can afford it have gone to some retreat or Watering
place. so that few remain for the Yellow fever to opperate on,
let me hear from you soon Very Respectfully Yours
Mr Bryan is still at Galveston attending to the Naval affairs
SHIPPED in good order and well conditioned by Nathaniel
Lynch on board the Schr called the Kosciusko whereof A Burns is
master, now lying in the port of Anahuac and bound for New
Orleans To say One Hundred Dollars-Seventy Dollars of which
is in Bank Notes and thirty in Eagle Dollars being marked and
numbered as in the margin and are to be delivered in the like good
order and condition at the port of New Orleans unto A Brisco or
to his assigns, he or they paying freight for the said at the rate of
one per cent with - In witness whereof the master or purser
of the said vessel hath affirmed to this. Bills of Lading, all of this
tenor and date one of which being accomplished the others to stand
Dated in Anahuac the 81 day of October 1836
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