Life of Lorenzo de Zavala by Mary Jane Harris Briscoe

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Biographical sketch of Lorenzo de Zavala by Mary Jane Harris Briscoe. Her family lived near the de Zavalas when she was a girl. Citation info: Mary Jane Harris Briscoe Papers, MC056, San Jacinto Museum of History, Houston, Texas.

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Briscoe, Mary Jane Harris 1886.

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This letter is part of the collection entitled: Lorenzo de Zavala Online: Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary and one other and was provided by San Jacinto Museum of History to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 774 times , with 6 in the last month . More information about this letter can be viewed below.

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Biographical sketch of Lorenzo de Zavala by Mary Jane Harris Briscoe. Her family lived near the de Zavalas when she was a girl.

Citation info: Mary Jane Harris Briscoe Papers,
MC056, San Jacinto Museum of History, Houston, Texas.

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  • Mary Jane Harris Briscoe papers, (bulk 1849-1891).

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Lorenzo de Zavala Online: Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary

Materials combined in a virtual collection that highlights Lorenzo de Zavala's accomplishments and impact. Supported in part by Humanities Texas, the state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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  • 1886

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  • May 10, 2005, 12:32 p.m.

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  • Feb. 20, 2007, 4:57 p.m.

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Briscoe, Mary Jane Harris. Life of Lorenzo de Zavala by Mary Jane Harris Briscoe, letter, 1886; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3005/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting San Jacinto Museum of History.