[Letter from W. D. Miller to Mrs. Sam Houston, October 10, 1844]

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Letter written by W. D. Miller and sent to Mrs. Sam Houston, care of William Bledsoe. The letter reports on General Houston's progress toward Indian peace talks and also mentions a Dr. Hill (George Washington Hill?), Houston's health, and contains a lively description of Sam Houston Jr. The letter was sent from Washington on-the-Brazos to Mrs. Houston in Grand Cane, Liberty County, Texas.

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[4] page; 29 x 46, folded to 29 x 23 cm (one envelope). Laminated with tape mends, lacuna.

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Miller, W. D. -- (Washington D.), -- 1814-1866. October 10, 1844.

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Letter written by W. D. Miller and sent to Mrs. Sam Houston, care of William Bledsoe. The letter reports on General Houston's progress toward Indian peace talks and also mentions a Dr. Hill (George Washington Hill?), Houston's health, and contains a lively description of Sam Houston Jr. The letter was sent from Washington on-the-Brazos to Mrs. Houston in Grand Cane, Liberty County, Texas.

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[4] page; 29 x 46, folded to 29 x 23 cm (one envelope). Laminated with tape mends, lacuna.

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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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Miller, W. D. -- (Washington D.), -- 1814-1866. [Letter from W. D. Miller to Mrs. Sam Houston, October 10, 1844], legal document, October 10, 1844; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth601045/: accessed April 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Southwestern University.