[Letter from de Zavala Jr. to Adina July 26th 1878] Page: 1 of 2 (Transcription)

Merida (Yucatan) 26th. July 1878.

Miss Adina de Zavala
San Antonio de Bejar.

My dearest Adina:

Your kind and affectionate
letter has been duly received, and
I must beg an apology for my delaying
answer it until now; but I am sure
you will find my excuse a good one
when you know that I have been absent
from this place seeking for a refuge
in the country, as the yellow fever has
been doing mischief here, chiefly among
foreigners that were not acclimated, and
among children. But now, thanks God,
we are free from it.

I have really been delighted
to see your handwriting, which, by the
by, is very pretty, as well as your likeness
your good father was good enough to
send to us. All the family here have been
much pleased to see it. They say that if the
picture is handsome, the original must

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de Zavala, Lorenzo, Jr. [Letter from de Zavala Jr. to Adina July 26th 1878], letter, July 26, 1878; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3416/m1/1/transcription/: accessed May 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.

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