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    Captain Juan Garza Autograph Letter Signed Regarding Prisoners. One page, 8vo, Matamoros, April 6, 1834. Garza writes to General Pedro Lemus, who was instrumental in forcing Joaquin Arredondo to abandon his refuge in Saltillo, and was among those in the new junta at Saltillo who swore to uphold independence. In part: "Under your orders, the chain gang which I conducted from Saltillo to this point and delivered to Alférez Balbino Nandín, will be safely conducted with the same precautions to Tampico, from where you say they will return to the capital, Monclova. I further understand that you will advise the governor of that state, exempting me from all responsibility." Letter shows toning around edges; all edges are rough/worn. In very good condition. From the Taking of Texas Collection.

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