|Date||May 13, 1839|
|Scope & Content||
Letter from Leonidas Polk to Sarah Polk, Galveston, Texas, 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; 1 sheet folded.
Marks: In pencil "Metal Case 3P52" and "Leonidas Polk" on reverse
|Archival History||Polk's letter to his mother was formerly located in the MC 3 P-686 files.|
Polk, Sarah Hawkins
Foreign participation in war