The Battle of San Jacinto

Belle Sherman Kendall to McArdle, August 2, 1887

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Belle Sherman Kendall to McArdle, August 1887

Father returned to Kentucky

after the Battle of San Jacin-

to and remained there I

believe about a year before

returning to Texas[.] [B]oth he

and my Mother sat for

their portraits-to [by] this young

Artist then in Louisville

or Cinncinnatti [sic] or Covington. I

am not sure which but

think it was Louisville.

On a subsequent visit to

Ky he went to claim his

portrait and learned

that the Artist had died

or moved away and

that a few unfinished

portraits with other of his

effects were stored in a

certain attic. After consider-

able searching he entered a

little store and enquired

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