The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 8, July 1904 - April, 1905 Page: 231
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Richard Montgomery Swearingen. 231
epidemic of yellow fever in 1897, he neglected his own health and
thus shortened his life.
Though the subject lends itself to such treatment, this is no
eulogy. It is intended rather as a plain, uncolored account of a
life which the writer believes to be a genuine historical influence.
Because he so believes, he has undertaken to prepare this brief
sketch, doing it in the hope that it may assist some reader the bet-
ter to understand the generation which was at once the mold, and
also bears the permanent impress of that life.
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