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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