The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 7, July 1903 - April, 1904

176 TeXas Historical Association Quarterly.
AFFAIRS OF THE ASSOCIATION.
In the list of accessions to the library of the Association for the
year 1902-1903, published in the last number, the gift of Z. N.
Morrell's Flowers and Fruits of Forty-six Years in Texas is inad-
vertently credited to Mr. S. H. Hickman. The donor is Mrs. J.
C. Brown, of Hearne, Texas.
Mr. Guy M. Bryan of Galveston and Miss Hally Ballinger Bryan
of Washington, D. C., son and daughter of the late Colonel Guy M.
Bryan, have found among the books and historical materials belong-
ing to his collection a copy of Nicolas Chautrean's French Gram-
mar, written in Spanish, which was the property of Stephen F.
Austin and seems to have been used by him during his imprison-
ment in Mexico; a copy of Dr. Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
(third ed., Dublin, 1768) which belonged successively to Moses
Austin, Stephen F. Austin, Emily M. Austin (Mrs. Bryan, and
later Mrs. Jas. F. Perry), and Guy M. Bryan; a copy of -the origi-
nal edition of the Ordinances and Decrees of the Consultation, Pro-
visional Government of Texas and the Convention (Houston: Niles
& Co., 1838); and a number of private letters relating to various
aspects of the history of Texas. The dictionary and the letters
have been given to the University (for the library and the Austin
Papers respectively), and the grammar and the Ordinances and
Decrees to the Association. This further gift of those who have
already given so much to the University is gratefully acknowl-
edged.

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