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David G. Burnet to Thomas Toby, July 22, 1836

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David Burnet to Thomas Toby, July 1836

Executive Department
Velasco 22. July 1836

To Messrs.
T. Toby & brother


            In the course of our
War I have lost almost every Article
necessary to Comfortable Subsistence[.] I do
not own a blanket in the world and
am equally destitute of other indispensables[.]

            You will please as a special favor
to procure for me the following articles[.]
Also forward them to me by the first
good opportunity.

1 Pr best 10/4 Rose blankets
1 pr best 10/4 french mackinac dotto
2 “ french 4 point blankets
2 “            3 ditto          d[itt]o
2 “            2 1/2  ditto    do
2 good qual c Green Blankets
1 doz best Canvassed Hams

5 lbs Sal Eratus
1 doz bottles Lemon Syrup
1  “ best Port wine

And confer a favor on
Your Obt Sevt
(signed) David G. Burnet

You will please charge these Articles as
furnished to me[.]


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David G. Burnet to Thomas Toby, July 22, 1836. Texas Secretary of State, Correspondence with Texan Consuls, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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