Triumph and Tragedy: Presidents of the Republic of Texas

Mirabeau Lamar to Zachary Taylor, February 1847

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Mirabeau Lamar to Zachary Taylor, February 1847

Laredo Febry 1847.  

To Major General
Z Taylor

Sir  

            I have the
unpleasant intelligence to report
that the frontier is not in so quiet
a condition as it has heretofore been.
In all the towns east and north of
this place, the Mexican authority
is reviving. We have direct intel-
ligence from San Fernando 130 miles
north of this. The Mexican Governmt
is drawing both men and resources
from that, and the neighboring towns.
The Americans are expelled; and the

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Mirabeau Lamar to Zachary Taylor, February 1847. Mirabeau B. Lamar Papers #3118, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

 
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