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An account of the Texas Revolution, 1845 November 29.
Wyles SC 243
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Title:

An account of the Texas Revolution, 1845 November 29

Creator/Contributor:

Guoiner, Samuel, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

One holograph letter written from Washington City to Samuel Guoiner about the author's visit to a Texas battle ground with General Gaines, shortly after the Battle of San Jacinto in 1836, where he saw General Santa Anna and General Almonte held as prisoners of war. An order from General Jackson was needed to decide their fates so, to obtain it, the author traveled to Nashville, Tennessee and eventually met up with him on the Ohio River. General Jackson wrote General Houston and was able to save Santa Anna and Almonte from execution as well as ensure their safe passage to Washington [City]. The following suggestion was also put forth: a Tripartite Agreement or Treaty should be made between the United StatesTexas and Mexico; Mexico should cede to the United States all claims of sovereignty to Texas; a well defined boundary should be fixed by the Treaty; and the United States would settle all outstanding questions between the two nations.

Date:

1845 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-tx
Gaines, Edmund Pendleton -- 1777-1849
Almonte, Juan Nepomuceno -- 1803-1869
Santa Anna, Antonio López de -- 1794?-1876
Houston, Sam -- 1793-1863
Jackson, Andrew -- 1767-1845
Santa Anna, Antonio López de -- 1794?-1876 -- Imprisonment
San Jacinto, Battle of, Tex., 1836
Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836
Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836 -- Prisoners and prisons

Note:

Last page(s) of letter wanting.
Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], An account of the Texas Revolution. Wyles SC 243. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Letters (correspondence)
Revolutions.

Physical Description:

1 item (2 leaves) ; 22 x 18 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.