Wednesday, September 05, 2007

Davy Crockett, king of the aspiring copywriters

Highlights from his final letter: "he praised Texas as 'the garden spot of the world' and said it was 'the best land and the best prospect for health' that he had seen."


Make the logo bigger said...

And the neat script too, especially after a long day of skinning beaver pelt.

Irene Done said...

That was exactly what I thought too -- elegant handwriting. Also, it's sad that he tells his daughter "do not be uneasy about me for I am with my friends" since we know that just months later he'd be killed at the Alamo.

And Billy Bob Thornton: best on-screen Crockett ever? Yessss!