Robert Buckley
Letter from Wyatt Hanks(Sr.) to S.F. Austin
Mon Apr 26, 15:14

This is a letter that O.C. Hanks grandfather, Wyatt Hanks Sr. , wrote to Stephen F. Austin. I would think when Wyatt wrote this letter , the thought never crossed his mind that any grandson of his would end up robbing trains .

https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217757/

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