The Battle of San Jacinto

Mary J. Briscoe to McArdle, May 30, 1889

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Mary Briscoe to McArdle, May 1889

80 Crawford St

Houston May 30th 1889

Mr. H. A. McArdle

Dear Sir

            I expect you

have come to the conclusion

by this time, that "important matters"

have entirely effaced your wishes

to have a portrait of my husband

from my mind; After my return

my time was occupied by the ill[-]

ness and death of an old friend.

Then I have had much trouble

in getting a correct photo. from

the portrait; If I had known it —

[I] would have sent the portrait,

but the copy is very good. The lower

part of the face gives one the impres[-]

sion that the contour of the face

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Mary J. Briscoe to McArdle, May 30, 1889, The Battle of San Jacinto Notebook, The McArdle Notebooks, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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