That includes hundreds of documents, ranging from a letter Stephen F. Austin wrote from a Mexican prison in January, 1834 and Sam Houston’s original 1835 land grant for property in East Texas, to the signed receipt for thirty beeves that Travis brought into the Alamo on the day the siege began, plus artifacts like uniforms and Brown Bess muskets that belonged to Mexican soldiers, a sword belt believed to have been worn by Travis when he died atop the northern wall, and a shot pouch that Crocket is thought to have given a Mexican soldier just before he was executed.Do you want to take a look at it now, or do you not care anymore?
Thursday, June 26, 2014
THROWING IT ALL AWAY? Noted enthusiast Phil Collins has decided to donate his multi-million dollar collection of Alamo-related memorabilia to the State of Texas:
Posted by Adam at 12:37 AM