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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