Old Settlers Reunion-
August 8th and 9th 1889
Meeting called to order by J D Wood.
J P Loving Secty. [abbr: Secretary]-
Programme - 1st Day
Aug [abbr: August] 8th
Speech by Capt. [abbr: Captain] J. D. Porter of Sherman Mayor
Response by J D Woods President
Speech by Rev. [abbr: Reverend] Biggs, who preached the 1st services in Sherman in 1849.
Parson Finney addressed the crowd and made some very appropriate remarks and made some that were uncalled for.
At night Capt. Tom Brown made a speech that was highly entertaining on the Freight [gap: illegible] of Railroads and [gap: illegible]
Second Day Aug 9th-
Prof. [abbr: professor] Webb made a speech as per programme which was well recd. [abbr: received] by its audience-
At 2 o'clock the Old Settlers met for [gap: illegible] Present J D Woods Pres.
[abbr: President], J P Loving secty., Wm [abbr: William] Walsh, Marshall-
J D Woods was elected President by acclamation-
W. W. Wheat was elected Vice President by acclamation-
J P Loving was elected secty by acclamation
W. S. Holt was elected marshall by acclamation.
Sherman was placed in nomination.
MIneral Springs, Van Alstyne, withdrawn.
Old Settlers Association (Grayson County, Tex.). Old Settler's Association of Grayson County, Vol. 1.. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth11279/. Accessed September 15, 2014.