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"Old Three Hundred" Private Viewing
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 • Posted March 7, 2013

For the first time since it was written, the iconic, “Victory or Death” letter has returned to

the Alamo for a once-in-a-lifetime exhibit. On March 3, 2013, the Martin Wells Chapter, DRT

and Stephen F. Austin’s “Old Three Hundred” (Settlers who received land grants in Stephen F. Austin’s first colony) attended an Alamo reception and private viewing of the 177 year old William B. Travis letter. Terry Johnson is the grandaughter of Martin Wells and a member of the Martin Wells Chapter in Round Rock. Karen Thompsom, President General, DRT, historian and author is a member and founder of the Martin Wells Chapter in Round

Rock, Texas. Pictured: Terry Wells Johnson, McKenna Johnson, Karen Thompson (President General, DRT)

and Gary Johnson.

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