Triumph and Tragedy: Presidents of the Republic of Texas

Sam Houston to Andrew Jackson, December 18, 1817

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Sam Houston to Andrew Jackson, December 1817

 

Mr Smith is much exasperated and
I expect will remonstrate against
it to the dept of war because [?] he
supposes it will injure the business
of his store. With becoming deference
I will propound a question. Is it com-
patible with the duties of an Agent
of the Government to be engaged in
mercantile speculation[?]

            Will You please do me
me [sic] the honor to represent me to Mrs
Jackson, most respectfully[.]

I have the honor to be
With every sentiment of
Respect
Your most obt servt

Sam Houston
Sub Agent Chk [?]

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Sam Houston to Andrew Jackson, December 18, 1817. Andrew Jackson Houston Papers #8, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

 
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