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A letter of introduction from Sam Houston to James Brooks, editor of the New York Express, regarding the newspaper editor of the San Antonio "Daily and Weekly Herald," J.D. Logan. Logan was visiting New York on business and was perceived by Houston as being knowledgable about Texas. April 1860. Prominently signed by Sam Houston.
Austin April 16th 1860 Hon. James Brooks Editor New York Express New York My dear Sir This will introduce to your acquaintance Mr J D Logan, one of the Editors and Publishers of the San Antonio Daily and Weekly Herald. Mr. Logan visits your City on business. You will find him well acquainted with general affairs in Texas and anxious to promote harmony and good feeling with our Northern brethren. Any attention show Mr Logan will be duly appreciated by Thine Truly Sam Houston
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Sam Houston, James Brooks, J.D. Logan, New York Express, San Antonio, Daily and Weekly Herald, Letter of Introduction, Texas, 16 April 1860, 1860
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Houston, Sam, "Letter of introduction for J. D. Logan, written and signed Sam Houston, Governor of Texas. April 1860." (1860). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 231.
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