The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 9, July 1905 - April, 1906

Affairs of the Association.

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AFFAIRS OF THE ASSOCIATION.
In this issue of the QUARTERLY appears a memorial page in com-
memoration of the services of John Files Tom. His death removes
one of the last survivors of the battle of San Jacinto.
The tenth annual meeting of the Texas State Historical Asso-
ciation was held at Austin in the main University building on
March 2d at 3 p. m. The Association now meets regularly on In-
dependence Day, because of the special fitness of this day for the
occasion. At this meeting two interesting papers were read.
That presented by Mr. Eugene C. Barker was entitled "The Texan
Revolutionary Army," and that by Mr. E. W. Winkler, Archivist
of -the State Library, was on "William Barrett Travis." Mr. Bar-
ker's paper is published in this number of the QUARTERLY.
At the business meeting the Recording Secretary gave an inter-
esting report on the growth of the Association, recent accessions
to the library, and the growing circulation of the QUARTERLY.
The Treasurer's report shows that, in spite of the increased ex-
pense, the Association's finances have materially improved within
the last year.
The chairman of the committee appointed for that purpose pre-
sented the following resolutions on the death of Judge John H.
Reagan:
WHEREAS, Since the last meeting of the Association, death has
ended the long and notable career of its President, Judge John H.
Reagan; therefore, be it
Resolved that, while the advanced age -of Judge Reagan and his
duties as an official of the State of Texas interfered greatly with
the 'active discharge of his functions as President of this organiza-
tion, the Association is deeply indebted to him for his cordial sup-
port and sympathy with its purposes.
Resolved that the memory of Judge Reagan should be held in
the highest honor for his distinguished public services, whether
given to 'Texas, to the South, or to the United States.
Resolved that the character of Judge Reagan, who always valued

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