The Battle of San Jacinto

Dr. Rufus C. Burleson to McArdle, October 19, 1887

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Burleson to McArdle, October 1887

Oct 19 1887

Prof H. A. McArdle

Dear Sir

            After so long a


time I have procured a good


likeness of my heroic kinsman


Gen Edward Burleson.

            No man deserves a higher


niche in Texas glory than Gen


Burleson, but


his utter disregard of notariety [sic]


or rather his unutterable con-


tempt for seeking fame has caused


his great services to Texas to be over-


looked by historians.

            Our 37th Annual Session


opened more grandly than


any University ever did in


Texas or the South West. We are

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