Mary J. Briscoe to McArdle, May 30, 1889
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80 Crawford St
Houston May 30th 1889
Mr. H. A. McArdle
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
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.