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Dawn at the Alamo

Reuben M. Potter to McArdle, March 8, 1878

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Handbook of Texas article on Reuben M. Potter

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Potter to McArdle, 1878

Brooklyn N.Y. 282 Franklin Ave


March 8th. 1878

To


H. A. McArdle Esq.


Texas.

My Dear Sir,

As you some time ago reques-


ted my likeness, which I sent in


the shape of a cart[e] de visite, and


as I had a new one taken about


ten days ago, I have ventured


to send you a specimen of the cart[e]


that you may note the difference be-


tween sixty four and seventy six.


The last of the pictures would be the


best were it not that the illusion


of shade gives it a slightly open


mouthed appearance. The fullness of face is mainly


caused by more complete re-teething.

I mailed to you five weeks ago


a pamphlet, being a reprint of an arti-


cle of mine published in the January No.


of the Magazine of American History


printed at New York. Not being cer-


tain of your address I directed it


to the care of the Post Master of


Brenham, to redirect if needful. I


would be glad to know that you got


it. If you have not I can send another


when I am certain of your


present address. The article is a


revision and enlargement of that which


I published in San Antonio in 1860,

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