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Dawn at the Alamo

Jeff Milam to McArdle, July 9, 1901

Handbook of Texas article on Ben Milam

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Milam to McArdle, July 1901

Van. July 9th 1901

Mr. H. A. McArdle

San Antonio Tex

Dear Sir

Yours of the 27th ult

was gladly received a

few days ago.

I will be glad to ans. [answer] any

thing that I can.

The picture of which you

spoke was taken from

the original man (B. R. Milam)

Just after the war of 12

the one in uniform.

The other one is

B. R. Milam of Glen Rose.

I believe that you ask

for it.

We are having a drough[t]

Which is making a

gloomy time for us.

Wishing you success

in makeing [sic] the picture

and in your future.

Will close for the present.

Yours truly

Jeff Milam

P.S. The picture was made

in Frankford Ky [Frankfort, Kentucky].


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