[Letter from unknown person to Mexia, May 27, 1836]

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Letter from unknown person to Mexia: Arriving to Galveston and hearing the news of the retreat of the enemy. Describes conditions of the prisoners in Galveston and mentions speaking to some of the imprisoned officers. Galveston, May 27, 1836.

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Creator: Unknown. May 27, 1836.

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Letter from unknown person to Mexia: Arriving to Galveston and hearing the news of the retreat of the enemy. Describes conditions of the prisoners in Galveston and mentions speaking to some of the imprisoned officers. Galveston, May 27, 1836.

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Benson Latin American Collection

Includes correspondences of Lorenzo de Zavala and other notable people in early Texas history. Funded in part by Humanities Texas, the state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Lorenzo de Zavala Online: Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary

Materials combined in a virtual collection that highlights Lorenzo de Zavala's accomplishments and impact. Supported in part by Humanities Texas, the state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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  • May 27, 1836

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  • Nov. 14, 2005, 8:49 a.m.

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[Letter from unknown person to Mexia, May 27, 1836], letter, May 27, 1836; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6706/: accessed July 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.