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    Battle of San Jacinto veterans celebrate the 10th anniversary of their victory

    Battle of San Jacinto Anniversary Announcement. One page, 5.5" x 8.75" (folded), Houston, April 1846. With woodcut print depicting a soldier, two cannons, the star of Texas and a Texas flag, beneath which is the date of the Battle of San Jacinto, April 21, 1836. The invitation announces that "A Salute will be fired at 12 M., on the Market Square, on the 21st, by the Fannin Artillery, and a remnant of the SOLDIERS OF SAN JACINTO." On verso, postage markings indicate invitation was sent by Martin K. Snell, also listed on the recto as a committee member of the event. The cover is addressed to "Col. William G. Cooke. Austin." Cook and Snell fought together in the Battle of San Jacinto. Reinforced with archival tissue for preservation. With postage stamped "April 5", usual mail folds, minor discoloration, and paper loss at the corners.

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    March, 2012
    3rd Saturday
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