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 710 times , with 8 in the last month . More information about this letter can be viewed below.

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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

These materials from several diverse institutions come together in one virtual collection that highlights Lorenzo de Zavala's accomplishments and impact. This project is supported in part by Humanities Texas, the state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Humanities Texas Grant

Since 1974, this grant has enabled communities develop local programs to promote heritage, culture, and education. This collection includes historical photographs, letters, and documents relevant to Texas history. More than 2,500 grants have been issued supporting a wide range of programs, including oral history projects, lectures, museum exhibits, and more.

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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 February 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting San Jacinto Museum of History.