Moreau Forrest Letter to Mary Forrest
4 pg letter, torn in portions of fold.
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. Mention of Moreau Forrest as candidate for Mayor of Houston can be found in the folder on George Fisher in the Muir papers (WRC collection MS17)
Forrest, Mary--correpondence; Forrest, Moreau--correspondence; Texas--History--19th century