This Week in Texas Methodist History

Date Posted: 8/17/2011

William B. Travis Writes Appeal for Methodist Missionaries, August 17, 1835. 

About six months before he wrote his famous appeal from the Alamo, William B. Travis wrote another appeal, this one for Methodist missionaries who would “produce much good in this benighted land.” The letter was published in the New York Christian Advocate and became a favorite source of quotations for generations of Texas Methodist historians. 

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