Letter to Colonel Allen, 25 October 1859

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Letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.

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Jones, Mary Smith McCrory October 25, 1859.

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  • Jones, Mary Smith McCrory Jones, Mary Smith McCrory, 1819-1907. Mary Jones. Wife of the last president of the Republic of Texas.

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Letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.

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From Republic to State: Debates and Documents Relating to the Annexation of Texas, 1836-1856

From Republic to State: Debates and Documents Relating to the Annexation of Texas, 1836-1856 features maps, books, letters and pamphlets relating to this volatile era in Texas history. As one of only two sovereign nations to become a part of the United States of America, the Republic of Texas occupies a unique place in American history. Funding for this project was provided by the TexTreasures program.

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  • October 25, 1859

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  • Oct. 4, 2010, 11:53 a.m.

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Jones, Mary Smith McCrory. Letter to Colonel Allen, 25 October 1859, letter, October 25, 1859; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2374/: accessed December 4, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.