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Texas. General Council. To The People of Texas re: siege of Mexican garrison at San Antonio de Bexar

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02558 Author/Creator: Texas. General Council. Place Written: Camp before Bejar, [Texas] Type: Broadside Date: 1835/12/10 Pagination: 1 sheet + docket 33 x 22 cm

Summary of Content: Streeter Texas 92. re siege of Mexican garrison at San Antonio de Bexar. Compared with Streeter copy at Yale University.


Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: American WestTexasLatin and South AmericaGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyMexican WarGovernment and CivicsMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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