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Houston, Sam (1793-1863) to Thomas W. Ward re: predicting intentions and movements of Santa Anna

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07169 Author/Creator: Houston, Sam (1793-1863) Place Written: Houston Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1841/02/15 Pagination: 2 p. + FF + docket 19.5 x 24.4 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07169 Author/Creator: Houston, Sam (1793-1863) Place Written: Houston Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1841/02/15 Pagination: 2 p. + FF + docket 19.5 x 24.4 cm

Summary of Content: "The news direct from Mexico is that Santa Anna will soon have strong force to invade Texas. I think he wil throw one on the Rio Grande, and from that harrass out frontier town, but I do not confide in the fact that he will penetrate the country with an army." with Free Frank.

Background Information:

People: Houston, Sam, 1793-1863

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: American WestTexasMexican WarMilitary HistoryLatin and South AmericaGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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