The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 1, July 1897 - April, 1898 Page: 77
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Dudley G. Wooten of Dallas, whose special fitness for the work is
unquestionable. The first is "A Comprehensive History of Texas,"
consisting of a reprint of the original text of Yoakum's "History
of Texas," with notes by Moses Austin Bryan, Frank W. Johnson,
Guy M. Bryan, and the editor, together with various monographic
additions, covering almost every phase of the subject. Among
these are the political history of the State by ex-Governor 0. M.
Roberts; the Mexican War and Annexation, by the late General S.
B. Maxey; the material, social, and religious history since 1845, by
the editor, etc. The second is "A Complete History of Texas for
Schools, Colleges, and General Use." There is need for such a
book as this title suggests. It is expected that both these works will
be reviewed in a subsequent number of the QUARTERLY.
An interesting and valuable collection of newspapers and relics
has been received from Mrs. Anson Jones of Houston, and is now
held in trust by Dr. George P. Garrison, Mrs. Dora Fowler Arthur,
and Mr. Lester G. Bugbee, until the establishment of a Texas
Museum. The collection contains the following articles owned and
used by President Anson Jones: portfolio (just as left by
him), wafer box, wafer stamp, sealing wax, pen, piece of cloak
worn by him on the day of his inauguration as President of the
Republic of Texas, December 9, 1844. The collection also con-
tains the following articles used by Mrs. Jones for over fifty years:
needle book, gold pencil, and veil. The newspapers, forty- two in
all, including a few fragments, are very well preserved; they are
mostly Texas papers, published during the last years of the Repub-
lic and the period immediately following Annexation. There are sev-
eral copies each of The Civilian and Galveston Gazette, The West-
ern Texian, Texas Ranger, The Texas Ranger and Brazos Guard,
and others. Many of the papers are rendered more valuable by oc-
casional marginal comments in the writing of President Jones. A
more detailed description will appear in the October QUARTERLY.
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