The City of Houston vs. Mrs. Mary Jones, summons issued 9 May 1898

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Court summons for Mary Jones to appear in District Court in June 1898 to answer the petition of the city of Houston for city taxes due for 1897.

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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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Court summons for Mary Jones to appear in District Court in June 1898 to answer the petition of the city of Houston for city taxes due for 1897.

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Mary (Mrs. Anson) Jones Letters

This large collection of Mary Anson Jones' personal letters dates between 1866 to 1882, discussing local affairs, family and friends. After Mrs. Anson'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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  • May 9, 1898

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The City of Houston vs. Mrs. Mary Jones, summons issued 9 May 1898, text, May 9, 1898; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2597/: accessed March 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections.