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


            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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