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Sam Houston congratulates those who fought for Texas independence...
Item # 662917
June 24, 1837
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 24, 1837 Inside has a great report headed: "Texas" which includes a lengthy: "Address To the Army of Texas" signed in type by: Sam. Houston. In the letter he congratulates the efforts & heroism of those who fought in the battles for Texas independence, beginning: "Comrades: You are the declared champions of the liberties of your country. The world regards you as such...Teas regards you as among the proud defenders of human freedom..." with much more, & ending: "...Let such feelings animate the army of Teas and their fame will be eternal. Comrades! I salute you.".
There is also nearly a column of: "Texian Politics". And also inside; "Letter form A Seneca Chief" is signed: "Big Kettle" with his "X" mark.
Sixteen pages, 8 12 by 12 inches, minor foxing, nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War