The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 7, July 1903 - April, 1904 Page: 74
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74 Tewas Historical Association Quarterly.
BOOK REVIEWS AND NOTICES.
Out West, in continuation of the series entitled Early English
Voyages to the Pacific Coast of America (from their own, and con-
temporary English, accounts) prints in the February number a nar-
rative of Sir Thomas Cavendish (1587), and in the March number
begins one of Wm. Dampier (1686), which is continued in subse-
Among recent gifts to the Association is a reprint from The
American Geologist for March, 1902, of an appreciative sketch of
Dr. Ferdinand v. Roemer, "the Father of Texas Geology," by Dr.
Frederick W. Simonds of the University of Texas. It contains a
brief account of the general scientific activities of a man in whom
was spoiled what would probably have been a poor lawyer to make
an eminent geologist and broad scholar. The latter part of it is
a list of publications by v. Roemer on subjects relating to North
America. The most interesting part to Americans, and especially
to Texans, is the description of the pioneer work in the Geology
of Texas that won for him the title above quoted. The author
of the sketch has been honored by its being reprinted by permis-
sion in the Geological Magazine of London.
The Gulf States Historical Magazine. For March, 1903 (Vol. I,
No. 5), the contents are as follows: Col. Charles C. Jones, Jr., by
Charles E. Jones; Yancey: A Study (concluded), by John W.
DuBose; The Bonapartists in Alabama, by Anne Bozeman Lyon;
The Louisiana Historical Society, by Alcee Fortier; De Soto in
Florida, by Charles A. Choate; Early Railroads in Alabama, by
Ulrich B. Phillips; Newspaper Files in the Library of the Georgia
Historical Society, by William Hardin; The Abercrombie and Hay-
den Branch of the Fisher Family, by Mrs. F. R. Abercrombie; Brief
Memoranda Concerning a Southern Line of the Sands Family; Doc-
uments; Minor Topics; Notes and Queries; Historical News; Book
Notes and Reviews; Reviews.
For May (Vol. I, No. 6) the contents are: Forgotten Southern
Authors, by A. J. Miller; Louisiana Affairs in 1804, by W. C. C.
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