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Dawn at the Alamo

Celso Navarro to McArdle

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Celso Navarro manuscript

Navarro Jose Antonio

Born in San Antonio in 1795.


(Father from Corsica)


Land Commissioner in 1834-5 for Bexar Co.


Member of Convention in 1836 & 45


In Congress 1838


Commissioner to Santa Fe 1840


Prisoner for years in the


Castle of San Juan d' Ulloa


After annexation represented


Bexar district in Senate


Died in San Antonio in 1870 = aged 75.


            [How long before


            death was photo-


            graph made?


Great simplicity of manners,


united with Spanish dignity


Pure in morals and an


incorruptible patriot.

Height?  6 feet


Color of eyes?  Gray


            Complexion?  Just like you[r] color


Color of hair? (first color)  Light [?] hair

Original picture loaned to McArdle by __?  Celso Navarro

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