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Davy Crockett wrote this letter to his children from St. Augustine, Texas on January 9, 1836. In it, he says that he has been enthusiastically welcomed to Texas, which he believes has the richest country in the world. He goes on to describe the location where he intends to settle and mentions some recent political activities in the area. This item is a photocopy of the original letter, which is said to be the last letter that Crockett wrote before his death.
This collection contains a packet of research from Roy H. Heiskell and a newspaper article, both regarding information on his ancestor, Charles M. Heiskell, who participated at the Battle of the Alamo in 1836.
This collection consists of the full texts of HR757, HR845, and HR916 which deal with finances associated with Indian affairs and Tennessee soldiers from the Second Seminole War.
- Subject: Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836. X