James Butler Bonham, Letter to Sam Houston

"The Battle of the Alamo"

Declaration of Independence of Texas

San Felipe Dec. 1, 1835.

General S. Houston.

Permit
me, through you to volunteer my
services in the present struggle of Texas
without conditions. I shall receive
nothing, either in the form of service
pay, or lands, or rations.
Yours with great regard--

James Butler Bonham

P.S. Will you, if you please
do me the kindness of shewing
this letter, at any leisure moment,
to his Excellency the Gov.

J.B.B.

 

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