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Dawn at the Alamo

Reuben M. Potter to McArdle, March 8, 1878

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Potter to McArdle, 1878

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-


borhood.

Yours Truly

R.M. Potter

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