The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 4, July 1900 - April, 1901 Page: 84
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84 Texas Historical Association Quarterly.
time -of such things as, "imitated rank" and a "second lieutenant-
general,"-designations unknown 'Ito the Blue Book. Other causes
of wonder turned up, but these will suffice. Setting aside blunders,
the article seemed so uncalled-for as a subject ,of interest then and
there, that I have thought I might be excused for accounting for
its appearance, whenever I oould ado s'o without making it the sub-
ject ,of a special -communication. The first time I ever saw my own
life in print was when I read that number of the News -of December
12th, 1878, and the sight ,of it gave me the uncomfortable feeling
which a man is ,said to have -on catching a glimpse of his own ghost.
R. M. P.
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