The Battle of San Jacinto

Mrs. Henrietta Lamar to McArdle, May, 1891

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Mrs. Lamar to McArdle, May 1891

efforts towards what will I feel be a


grand picture. There is one thing


I think I would alter in regard to


the placing my noble husband. Would


make him just as he must have appeared


when leading the cavelry [sic] on the twenty-first


day with all that fire, energy, & bravery


he so signally possessed — a noble grand


figure.

            I have lately had another promise


from one of my husbands nephews,


of an old pho [?] that he thought was in


his family, so I have still a forlorn


hope of getting something that may be


of use to you.

Your friend

Henrietta Lamar.

Galveston May 19th / 91.

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