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Collection Reference Number GLC02145.15
From Archive Folder Texana: documents, many relating to Thomas Ward & archives war 
Title Anson Jones to Thomas Ward regarding his dissatisfaction with present life and career
Date 2 October 1857
Author Jones, Anson (1798-1858)  
Recipient Ward, Thomas W. (Thomas William)  
Document Type Correspondence; Government document
Content Description A very friendly and kindly letter written three months before his suicide. Mentions Ward's newborn son, personal matters, Jones' personal isolation and Texas politics.
Subjects Texas  Children and Family  Mental Health  Politics  Suicide  Friendship  
People Jones, Anson (1798-1858)  
Place written Barrington, near Washington
Theme Children & Family; Government & Politics; Westward Expansion; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859