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Guide to the Moreau Forrest Letter to Mary Forrest, 1837 MS 002
Mention of Moreau Forrest as candidate for Mayor of Houston can be found in the folder on George Fisher in the Muir papers (collection #MS 17).
Written in 1837 from Houston, Forrest writes at length to his wife about Houston, and the illness of their son; discusses the possible outbreak of war with Mexico; talks of the Texas Congress meeting. This four-page letter gives an early look at life in the Republic of Texas.
This material is open for research.
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Permission to publish from the Moreau Forrest Letter to Mary Forrest must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.
Moreau Forrest Letter to Mary Forrest, 1837, MS 002, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.
Gift from J.V. Leeds, Jr., 1975.