Letter to Cromwell Anson Jones, 26 July 1882

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Letter from Mary Jones, wife of the last president of the Republic of Texas.

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Jones, Mary Smith McCrory July 26, 1882.

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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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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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Letter from Mary Jones, wife of the last president of the Republic of Texas.

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Mary (Mrs. Anson) Jones Letters

The Mary (Mrs. Anson) Jones Letters features a large collection of personal letters from the University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections 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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  • July 26, 1882

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  • Dec. 1, 2004, 6:42 p.m.

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Jones, Mary Smith McCrory. Letter to Cromwell Anson Jones, 26 July 1882, letter, July 26, 1882; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2624/: accessed September 24, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections.