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Letter Of Introduction For J. D. Logan, Written And Signed Sam Houston, Governor Of Texas. April 1860., Sam Houston Apr 1860

Letter Of Introduction For J. D. Logan, Written And Signed Sam Houston, Governor Of Texas. April 1860., Sam Houston

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

A letter of introduction from Sam Houston to James Brooks, editor of the New York Express, regarding the newspaper editor of the San Antonio "Daily and Weekly Herald," J.D. Logan. Logan was visiting New York on business and was perceived by Houston as being knowledgable about Texas. April 1860. Prominently signed by Sam Houston.


Thomas Benton Letter To Dr. Harry Boernstein, 1853., Thomas Hart Benton Oct 1853

Thomas Benton Letter To Dr. Harry Boernstein, 1853., Thomas Hart Benton

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

Thomas Hart Benton writes a letter to Henry Boernstein, a German publisher of the Anzeiger des Westens [“Western Reporter”] in St. Louis. In this letter, Benton discusses proposed changes for the paper, expresses his gratitude for Boernstein's support in the previous election, and looks forward to the continued participation of German-Americans in future elections.