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Niles-Graham-Pease Papers

Pease Letter, March 1836

scan of Pease letter

A notable document in the Niles-Graham-Pease Papers is a letter written in March of 1836 from Pease to a friend describing the new Republic of Texas. Elisha Marshall Pease writes, “Texas has the physical power within herself (if called into action and properly directed) to maintain her independence and dictate terms to her enemies…” Original letter and transcript are shown below.

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