Letter to Cromwell Anson Jones, January 1873 Page: 1 of 4 (Transcription)

[Written on printed stationery of the Young Ladies’ Boarding and Day School, Corner McKionney and Crawford Sts., Houston, Harris Co., Texas, with the printing crossed out.]

Sanjancinto Jan. 7 1873

Dear Son

I reached the Burg
late Saturday evening, and
have not been able to go
home owing to bad weather
will go down today “Friday”
on Sams Boat

I saw Mr Syd
-nor had a talk with him about
the Clear Creek interest he
thinks possibly as I am the
only one in the way now
of Trueheart & Andrews
that I can get more for my
interest in proportion than
he did And be that as
it may – what I am wri
-ting you for is to call
your attention particularly

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