Telegrams on Trouble at Sandy Point,


July-August, 1877

Page 9

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Trouble at Sandy Point, page 9

Dated Houston 15 1877


Received at Austin July 15


To Gov R.B. Hubbard


Comdr in Chief

The sheriffs party who visited


Sandy Point this morning have returned


and bring advices corraborative of


letter Telegraphed you last night


but that the negroes had


dispersed as yet no arrests


have been made there. It


gives me pleasure to bring


to your notice the promptness


and coolness which marked the


conduct of the volunteer soldiers


last night Their action will


have a salutary effect

Will Lambert


Col and A.D.C.

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Telegrams on Trouble at Sandy Point, July-August, 1877, Records of Richard Hubbard, Texas Office of the Governor, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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