new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
U.S. Senator John Cornyn Records Reading of Sam Houston Letter 7.27.12 | by Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Back to photostream

U.S. Senator John Cornyn Records Reading of Sam Houston Letter 7.27.12

Page 1 of a draft letter dated February 16, 1844, from Republic of Texas President Sam Houston to former U.S. President Andrew Jackson emphasizing his support of Texas' annexation by the United States. (Draft letter: Item 3362, Andrew Jackson Houston collection. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission). On July 27, 2012, U.S. Senator John Cornyn recorded selected passages of the complete letter as part of TSLAC's Voices of Texas History project. Listen to Cornyn read here: www.tsl.state.tx.us/voices/cornyn.html

4,465 views
0 faves
0 comments
Taken on August 15, 2012