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ertaining the strength and composition of the enemy's forces, and how far they have been pushed on this side of the Rio Grande.
Thus far I have been unable to raise the force I anticipated, the excitement of the false report of the investment of Bexar having subsided.
I think it probable I shall have to advance with one company of forty men, or relinquish the undertaking, which I would not do were all the powers of Mexico in full array on our territory. [6Confidential.-Our Government wants energy and prudent foresight, which those intrusted with the liberties of a people should possess.] I leave to-morrow for the Navidad, thence for Bexar, thence — I will determine when I get there.
Salutations to all friends, Prentice in particular.
Very truly your friend, A. Sidney Jonston.
The sentence marked s Confidential, in this letter, will not be considered incautious, or censorious, when it is remembered that it was addressed to a most intimate and trustworthy friend, not in Texa