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[Transcript of Letter from M. A. Bryan to James F. Perry, November 30, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from M. A. Bryan to James F. Perry, in which Bryan informs Perry that he safely arrived in San Felipe de Austin with his uncle, Stephen F. Austin. Bryan also reports that Austin has resigned his office as commander-in-chief of the army of Texas and will likely travel to the United States as commissioner of Texas to negotiate for aid; Burleson has been elected to take Austin's place as commander-in-chief; and military personnel were confused and displeased by the outcome of the convention.
Date: November 30, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, On This Field

Description: Photograph of an engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte. It reads: "On this field on April 21, 1836 the army of Texas commanded by General Sam Houston, and accompanied by the Secretary of War, Thomas J. Rusk, attacked the larger invading army of Mexicans under General Santa Anna. The battle line from left to right was formed by Sidney Sherman's regiment, Edward Burleson's regiment, the artillery commanded by George W. Hockley, Henry Millard's infantry and the cavalry under Mirabeau B. Lamar. Sam Houston led the infantry charge."
Date: May 2, 2005
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Partner: UNT Libraries