[Copy of Letter from Galveston to Messrs. Meyer & Sons of New York - December 10, 1841]

One of 9 letters in the series: Thomas Falconer Correspondence available on this site.

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Copy of a letter from Galveston, discussing Thomas Falconer's affairs and reassuring the recipient that Falconer's silence in response to six letters is because he has been captured with the Santa Fe Expedition. It also discusses the terms of a sum of money Falconer drew and a term set by Messrs. Meyer & Co. (written as "& Sons" earlier in document) and gives a brief summary of how he joined the expedition. There are notes on cities and dates on the back page.

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4 p. ;

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Creator: Unknown. December 10, 1841.

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This letter is part of the collection entitled: Edward A. Clark Texana Collections and was provided by Southwestern University to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 92 times. More information about this letter can be viewed below.

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Copy of a letter from Galveston, discussing Thomas Falconer's affairs and reassuring the recipient that Falconer's silence in response to six letters is because he has been captured with the Santa Fe Expedition. It also discusses the terms of a sum of money Falconer drew and a term set by Messrs. Meyer & Co. (written as "& Sons" earlier in document) and gives a brief summary of how he joined the expedition. There are notes on cities and dates on the back page.

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4 p. ;

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Funded in part by the Institute of Museum & Library Services and the Texas State Library & Archives Commission (2015).

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  • December 10, 1841

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[Copy of Letter from Galveston to Messrs. Meyer & Sons of New York - December 10, 1841], letter, December 10, 1841; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth586976/: accessed October 17, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Southwestern University.