Reuben M. Potter to McArdle, March 8, 1878
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and makes the narrative of the Fall
of the Alamo much more complete
as well as correct. I am at home on
leave, owing to the infirmities of age,
and a wrench of the knee, which I
received about three years ago, &
which, for a time, crippled me se-
verely. It now only disables me from
running, & from long tramps.
I regret that the Legislature of Texas
had not the liberality to patronize
the noble work you had in contem-
plation, for such I think was the
fact. Did you proceed with your
work or is it laid aside. I will be
glad to hear from you at any time[.]
My address while on leave is that
given at the head of this letter.
I inclose [sic] this to Mr. Dixon with a
request that he will mail it to you
if you should have left his neigh-
Reuben M. Potter to McArdle, March 8, 1878, The McArdle Notebooks, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.