The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 1, July 1897 - April, 1898 Page: 107
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Enduring Laws of the Republic. 107
Judge Rains was gathered to his fathers at a ripe old age, hon-
,ored and respected in the little county that bears his name, and
his ashes sleep well in a neglected grave on the banks of the his-
which in the main have slipped my memory. One incident, however, is
clear, that he introduced his bill through a fellow member of Congress, and
that it did not appear from the journals who was the author. His name
appears spelled with an "e" in the Senate Journal of the Second Congress,
but I had it from his own lips that he dropped the silent letter at quite an
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