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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San Jacinto Museum of History

The San Jacinto Museum of History contributes select items for the Lorenzo de Zavala Online: Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary collection. See an oil painting of de Zavala or read Mary Jane Briscoe's biographical sketch about him. Her family lived at Buffalo Bayou near the de Zavalas when she was a child.

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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

Lorenzo de Zavala Online: Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary gathers materials from several diverse institutions, bringing them together in one virtual collection. Lorenzo de Zavala's remarkable accomplishments provide a tantalizing glimpse of this versatile individual--newspaperman, physician, public servant, empresario, diplomat, governor, statesman, and first interim Vice-President of the Republic of Texas.

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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 August 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting San Jacinto Museum of History.