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[Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to his son, May 28, 1836]

Description: Lorenzo de Zavala to his son, reporting that, at personal sacrifice, he has agreed to escort Santa Anna to Veracruz, as a service to Texas. Also discussed land and money transactions with Colonel Lamar and other family matters and finances. Velasco, Texas, May 28, 1836.
Date: May 28, 1836
Creator: Zavala, Lorenzo de
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Mexia to Zavala, March 22, 1833]

Description: Mexia to Zavala: On the elections for president and vice president and the need for Zavala to come to Mexico City to help organize the party. On Santa Anna's unwillingness to come being the best thing, since Gomez Farias is better suited to the tasks at hand. Mexico, March 22, 1833.
Date: March 22, 1833
Creator: Mexia, Jose Antonio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Frank Johnson to Mrs. Louis Zavala, July 24, 1882]

Description: Letter from Frank N. Johnson to Mrs. Louis Zavala with typed copy of Captain R.M. Potter's account of Zavala's life taken from a paper furnished by Captain Potter himself. This biography of Zavala that Potter sketches deals mostly with his political life.
Date: July 24, 1882
Creator: Johnson, Frank N. & Potter, Robert M.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala Jr. to unknown person, enclosed with letter to W.E. Hutchison, July 1, 1879]

Description: Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala Jr. to unknown person enclosed with with an additional letter to W.E. Hutchison. The letter addressed to Hutchison describes the mis-handling of the affairs over the estate and property of the deceased Lorenzo de Zavala Sr. The additional letter to unknown person describes his own eye-witness account of the events of the Battle of San Jacinto and his personal endeavors afterwards. Merida, Yucatan, July 1, 1879.
Date: July 1, 1879
Creator: de Zavala Jr., Lorenzo
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, July 24, 1829]

Description: Santa Anna to Zavala: On political activity in the capital, and rejecting the idea of a military solution. Expresses continued concern for defenses. On Zavala's resignation from the Cabinet. Veracruz, July 24, 1829.
Date: July 24, 1829
Creator: Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, July 22, 1829]

Description: Santa Anna to Zavala: Need for funds in order to start remedying the military situation at Veracruz. Dismisses rumors he has said favorable things about centralism. Counsels Zavala to disregard things said about him. On news that Zavala is to resign and his thoughts on the subject. Veracruz, July 22, 1829.
Date: July 22, 1829
Creator: Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, With the Battle Cry

Description: Photograph of an engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte. It reads: "With the battle cry, "Remember the Alamo! Remember Goliad!" the Texans charged. The enemy, taken by surprise, rallied for a few minutes then fled in disorder. The Texans had asked no quarter and gave none, the slaughter was appalling, victory complete, and Texas free! On the following day General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, self-styled "Napoleon of the West," received from a generous foe the mercy he had denied Travis at the Alamo and Fannin at Goliad."
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Partner: UNT Libraries