Papers, 1840.


Crockett, John M. Papers, 1840.

Papers, 1840.

Contains two letters from John M. Crockett (Davy Crockett's son) to Sec. of State John Forsyth, asking for the state's help in investigating the rumor about his father being alive in Mexico. Also, a copy of a letter pub. in the Austin City Gazette from William C. White who claims to have met Davy Crockett in a silver mine in Mexico. A third letter is from Powhatan Ellis to John Crockett, denouncing the rumors of his father's existence after the Alamo. All items dated 1840.

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