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Object Name LETTER, ORIGINAL
Catalog Number MS-19080605
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date 1839
Scope & Content Leonidas Polk to Sarah Polk, May 13, 1839

Physical Appearance: May 13, 1839 - Leonidas Polk at Galveston, Texas, to "My dear Mother" [Sarah Polk, Raleigh, North Carolina, U. S. A.] - Describes his travels from Alabama into Texas and some of his activities while in the Republic of Texas. Informs her of his plans to travel to Nacogdoches, Nachutoches, and Natchez. Mentions the French fleet arriving. Signed, "Leonidas Polk" 3 'legal-size' pp.
Archival History Polk's letter to his mother was formerly located in the MC 3 P-686 files.
People Polk, Sarah Hawkins
Polk, Leonidas
Search Terms Texas
Subjects CML MISCELLANEOUS