Tennessee Documentary History
 Multiple collection search   View bookbag 
your bookbag has 0 items 

Title:[Letter] 1843 Feb. 22, Bastrop [TX] [to] Col. Joseph Brown, Maury County, Tennessee / David F. Brown : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Brown, David F.

This work is the property of the Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching, and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text. For all other use contact the Tennessee State Library and Archives, 403 Seventh Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37243-0312. (615) 741-2764.

Date: February 22, 1843
Extent: 4p
Summary:This is a letter from David F. Brown to his father Joseph Brown dated Febrary 22, 1843. David updates his father about his family, his brother Joseph, and the death of a woman named Julia Ann. David mentions skirmishes between Mexican and US soldiers as far into Texas as San Antonio. Twelve US soldiers were taken prisoner, but the people have hope they will be released because there is a revolution against Santa Anna going on in Mexico. He also mentions that Jane (unsure if he is referring to his aunt, wife, or sister in law by brother Joseph) wishes to visit Joseph in order to improve her health.
Collection:Joseph Brown Papers

view text ] Search within this link:  

simple search advanced search history help


For more info please contact
UT Knoxville Special Collections