Triumph and Tragedy: Presidents of the Republic of Texas

J.H. Kerr to John H. Moore, August 9, 1840

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J.H. Kerr to John H. Moore, August 1840

On Thursday they killed 4 men
and 4 Negroes in Victoria
and wounded 3 men. Several
were missing[.] On Friday
killed Col P. Caldwell and
9 others near the town [.]  

            We are scarce of
powder and lead.

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J.H. Kerr to John H. Moore, August 9, 1840. Mirabeau B. Lamar Papers #1855, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

 
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