Hugh McLeod to Mirabeau B. Lamar, October 22, 1838
That in his farewell to the Country,
he would avow these sentiments,
denounce such men, and in terms
he said that would be understood.
And invoke for you the full con-
fidence & patriotic support of the
Country. I could not repress
the emotions of admiration, such
sentiments were calculated to arouse
& I rose & gave him my hand, Saying
that I felt proud of being the ____ [?]
of such sentiments. I hope for
his own sake as well as yours he
Sam Jones $100 borrowed
money. I wish you would say to him
that there is a plenty due me, & I will
refund as soon as I get down to Houston.
General Rusk has gone to
San Augustine to order out the
Hugh McLeod to Mirabeau B. Lamar, October 22, 1838. Mirabeau B. Lamar Papers #846, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.