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Collection Reference Number GLC02574
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1836 
Title Benjamin G. Holland to his sister about fighting for Texas with the "Louisiana Grays"
Date 7 February 1836
Author Holland, Benjamin G. (fl. 1836)  
Recipient Pumelbeck [?], Sarah Ann  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Written as an officer in the Texas Army in the Louisiana Grays. Mentions his new land ownership and his affection for a young woman.
Subjects Texas  Women's History  American West  Military History  Land Transaction  
Place written Matagora, Texas
Theme The Mexican War; Westward Expansion; Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs; Women in American History; Children & Family
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859