This is absolutely outstanding Texas home or office decor!
This walnut framed print of the William B. Travis letter is from an original photograph which has been digitally corrected for clarity.
The outer dimensions of the frame are 17.5" x 14.5".
This is one of our most popular framed prints for companies and corporations for their Executive Offices and Boardrooms.
The William B. Travis letter - 1836:
Commandancy of the Alamo
Bexar, Fby. 24th, 1836
To the People of Texas & all Americans in the world Fellow Citizens & Compatriots
I am besieged by a thousand or more of the Mexicans under Santa Anna. I have sustained a
continual bombardment & cannonade for 24 hours & have not lost a man. The enemy has demanded a surrender at discretion, otherwise the garrison are to be put to the sword if
the fort is taken. I have answered the demand with a cannon shot, and our flag still waves
proudly from the walls. I shall never surrender nor retreat.
Then, I call on you in the name of Liberty, of patriotism, & of everything dear to the American
character, to come to our aid
with all dispatch. The enemy is receiving reinforcements daily & will no doubt increase to three or
four thousand in four or five days. If this call is neglected, I am determined to sustain myself as long as possible & die like a soldier who never forgets what is due to his own honor & that of his
Victory or Death
William Barret Travis
Lt. Col. Comdt.
P. S. The Lord is on our side. When the enemy appeared in sight we had not three bushels of corn.
We have since found in deserted houses 80 or 90 bushels & got into the walls 20 or 30 head of Beeves.