The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 7, July 1903 - April, 1904 Page: 75
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Book Reviews and Notices.
Claiborne; Coal Barging in War Times, 1861-1865, by W. H.
Blake; The Absentee Shawnee Indians, by Henry S. Halbert; Bibli-
ographical Notes, by William Been; Newspaper Files in the Car-
negie Library of Atlanta; Alabama Newspaper Files in the Library
of the American Antiquarian Society; Farley Gleanings, by Mrs.
Wm. C. Stubbs; Myths of the Cherokee, by 0. D. Street; Docu-
ments; Minor Topics; etc.
The American Historical Review for April (Vol. VIII, No. 3)
begins with a report of the meeting of the American Historical As-
sociation held at Philadelphia in December, 1902. The meeting,
says the secretary, "was in all respects successful and satisfactory.
Many members were in attendance, the programme was excellent,
and there was everywhere indication of the great activity and vital-
ity of the Association, and of the work it is doing for the promotion
of historical scholarship in America. * * * The most important
new enterprise undertaken by the Association was a plan for secur-
ing the publication of a series of reprints of valuable early Ameri-
can narratives. This plan was approved by the Council and favored
by the Association." Professor J. Franklin Jameson was chosen
general editor of the series. The next meeting of the Association
will be held during the Christmas holidays at New Orleans. THE
QUARTERLY hopes that a goodly number from the Southwest will
The Review contains three signed articles. Gaillard T. Lapsley
contributes The Origin of Property in Land; Simeon E. Baldwin
writes on American Business Corporations Before 1789; and Henry
E. Bourne on American Constitutional Precedents in the French
National Assembly. The documents printed are: George Rogers
Clark and the Kaskaskia Campaign, 1777-1778; A Letter from De
Vergennes to Lafayette, 1780; Portions of Charles Pinckney's Plan
for a Constitution, 1787; A Letter of James Nicholson, 1803.
Publications of the Southern History Association, Vol. VII, No.
3 (May, 1903). In the first ten pages of this number the editor,
Dr. Colyer Meriwether, prints a collection of letters which show
what the Southern States are doing toward the collection of rosters
of their men in the Confederate Army. It appears that the collec-
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