The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 6, July 1902 - April, 1903 Page: 336
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336 fTea6 Historical Association Quarterly.
portions of Walker and Grimes Counties were from the county
seats of these counties, a distance of forty or fifty miles or more.
This was a great inconvenience, and the legislature hearkened to
their petition for relief and gave them Madison County.
Dr. Kittrell and the Gorees were from Alabama. In the legis-
lature of 1857-58, Dr. Kittrell was floater from the counties of
Madison, Grimes and Walker. The elder Goree was the father
of Hon. Thomas Goree, now of Galveston. As to the States
the other persons mentioned came from, the writer does not now
remember, if he ever knew.
W. D. WOOD.
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