The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 6, July 1902 - April, 1903 Page: 50
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50 Texas Historical Association Quarterly.
It was not given to Colonel Almonte to read the future, so he
could not know his despairing question anent the results of efforts
toward education in San Fernando was to receive its answer in the
rifle shots that rang from the Alamo and on the battlefield of San
Jacinto. Had he understood the significance of those historic
events, he might have recognized the fact that the Anglo-American
was to accomplish what the Spanish-American had only attempted,
and that in the hands of the former the lot of the Mexicans domi-
ciled on this side of the Rio Grande, was, educationally, to be infi-
nitely brighter than it had been thus far.
Inventory and conveyance of the school-house and of the furni-
ture in it, made by Don Ygnacio de los Santos Coy, to his suc-
cessor, D. Jose Ygnacio Sanchez Castellano,' in the following form:
First, a hall with platform, with two doors and one window; the
key of one door being serviceable, and the other broken, and the
window without any lock.
A room adjoining the hall, with its interior door without lock,
and one small window, with bars only.
A wooden cross.
Four tables, one of them smaller than the others.
Four benches, one of these from the previous school, and the
three remaining of those which D. Vizente Travieso made.
Two rulers, one of them with two measures lacking from each
side, and the other with three lacking.
A barrel for carrying water, with five iron hoops.
A hoop loosened from the above barrel.
A wooden gutter.
A rawhide rope.
A trough of rough wood.
Thirteen A B C lists, the greater part of them interleaved.
NOTE.-In addition to the above, there exists, in process of
repair, in possession of D. Manuel Yudo, a table of this school;
'This document and those under Appendices B and C are translated from
the original MSS. in the Bexar Archives.
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