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SAM HOUSTON - POEM - ANS - TEXAS -THE RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX COLLECTION

Posted by RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX on Sun, Apr 10, 2011 @ 02:37 PM

Featured below and in near Mint Condition is a Rare Poem, as written by one of the Fathers of Texas, Sam Houston. This archivally framed piece is presently in The Collection of Raleigh DeGeer Amyx (a.k.a.) The American Heritage Collection. Written in a Bold Script, Sam Houston's Poem reads, "Texas....Woman is lovely to the sight, as gentle as the dews of eve, as bright as morning's earliest light and spotless as the snows of heaven......Sam Houston".

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Sam Houston (1793 1863) was a success as a Lawyer, Politician, Soldier, and as a Leader of the Movement for Texas Independence.  Houston was also concerned with the plight of the Native American Indian.  In 1835, Houston was chosen as Commander of the Texas Army in its bid for Independence from Mexico.  In 1836, it was Sam Houston who met Mexican General Santa Anna in a Decisive Texas Battle.  Sam Houston Captured General Santa Anna and along with that Won The Independence of Texas.

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Sam Houston was Elected First President of the Republic of Texas.  In 1845, Texas was admitted to the Union.  Houston was then the First man from Texas to be Elected to the United States Senate.  In 1859, Houston became Governor of Texas.  Sam Houston, against the majority opinion of most Texans, fought hard to prevent Texas from Seceding from the Union.  For this, Sam Houston, was Deposed as Governor of Texas,  in 1861, when he refused to Swear Allegiance to The Confederacy. 

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Sam Houston's health deteriorated until finally he was struck with a severe chill which developed into a serious Pneumonia.  Sadly, Houston passed away in 1863, before he could see his beloved Texas still a part of the United States of America.  Sam Houston, died quietly with his devoted wife, Margaret by his side.  Houston's last words were, "Texas, Texas.  Margaret".

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