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    [Capture of San Antonio de Bejar]. Ysidro Reyes Autograph Letter Signed to Jesus de la Garza. Two pages, with a one page draft response from the recipient, 8.25" x 10.5", San Fernando, September 24, 1842. Reyes writes to de la Garza with news of General Adrian Woll's recent capture of San Antonio: "You have likely recently learned of the new triumph that was achieved over 500 Texans who came to Bejar to attack Gen. Woll; Viva Mexico and the Army of the North!" Woll's success was shortlived; Texas troops quickly rallied and defeated Woll's forces at the Battle of Salado Creek. By the time this letter is written, Woll's men had retreated back to Mexico. A few worm holes and ink burn, but otherwise near fine. Paper loss to the address cover, where the seal was removed to open the letter.



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