Notes and Eragment.
NOTES AND FRAGMENTS.
A CORRECTION.-In an article entitled Landmarks Preserved by
the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, in the January QuAR-
TERLY, the chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution at
San Antonio is credited with having contributed twenty-five dol-
lars for the preservation of the old Spanish mission San Jose. The
Colonial Dames of America in the State of Texas were the first to
respond to the appeal made by the Daughters of the Republic of
Texas for aid in the preservation of these ancient buildings, and
it was they instead of the Daughters of the American Revolution
who made the contribution mentioned. It is encouraging that these
organizations have all expressed a desire to assist in the preserva-
tion of the only landmarks in Texas coeval with the period of his-
tory whose memory these societies were organized to perpetuate.
We hope for liberal assistance from them.
ADELE B. LOOSCAN,
Historian, Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
TEXAS DOCUMENTS IN THE CONGRESSIONAL LIBRARY.-Through
the kindness of Mr. William Beer of the Howard Memorial
Library, TNE QUARTERLY is furnished with the following titles of
documents relative to early Texas that have lately been secured,
with his assistance, by the Library of Congress: Carta del Virrey
de Nueva Espaia (1712), Carta de D. Juan Olivan dando cuenta
de haberle nombrado el Virrey de Nueva Espaa a pesquisar Texas
y Luisiana (1716), Expedicion a los Tejas y providencia del Vir-
rey de Nueva Espaa (1716-1718), Noticias de la nacion Asinais
o Tejas (1688-1716), Conclusion del Fiscal de Nueva Espafia
sobre conquista y reduction de los Tejas (1716), Carta de los
religiosos Hidalgo y Castillno al P. Mezquita desde la mision de
Sn. Fransisco de los Tejas (1716).
Texas State Historical Association. The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 6, July 1902 - April, 1903. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101028/. Accessed March 17, 2014.