The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 10, July 1906 - April, 1907 Page: 183

This periodical is part of the collection entitled: Southwestern Historical Quarterly and was provided to The Portal to Texas History by the Texas State Historical Association.

View a full description of this periodical.

Book Reviews and Notices.

BOOK REVIEWS AND NOTICES.
Early Days of Fort Worth (Fort Worth, Texas Printing Com-
pany, 1906, pp. 101), by Captain J. C. Terrell, is an interesting
collection of stories and character sketches, largely in the gossipy
vein, which will afford the reader most pleasant entertainment for
a leisure hour.
The Beginnings of the True Railway Mail Service and the Work
of George B. Armstrong in Founding it (The Lakeside Press, 1906,
pp. 84, printed for private circulation), compiled by Geo. B. Arm-
strong, Jr., seeks to establish the claims of Mr. Armstrong to the
credit for the organization of the American railway mail service.
For this purpose an effort is made to disprove the claims that have
been set up on behalf of W. A. Davis of St. Joseph, Missouri.
Indian Fights on Texas Frontier: A History of Exciting En-
counters Had with Indians in Hamilton, Comanche, Brown, Erath
and Adjoining Counties. By E. L. Deaton, a Texan of Pioneer
Days. (C. M. Boynton, Hamilton, Texas. 1894. 8vo., paper, p.
200.)
This is made up of very readable reminiscences of little known
encounters in the district mentioned, which throw some light on
the struggle with the Redskins, which was a part of the life of the
pioneer settlers. F. W. H.
Under Palmetto and Pine. By J. W. Carhart, M. D. (Cin-
cinnati: 1899.) This is a small volume of stories purporting to
depict negro life and character in Texas. The author wishes, it
seems, to show that the negro is capable of taking on the highest
degree of culture and refinement, and that social equality is the
logical outcome. The book is of indifferent literary merit; the
style is weak; the characters are generally too highly idealized to
be convincing or to find patient readers among those who are
familiar with the negro in the South. CHAs. W. R.

183

Upcoming Pages

Here’s what’s next.

204 of 404
205 of 404
206 of 404
207 of 404

Show all pages in this issue.

This issue can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.

Citing and Sharing

Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.

Reference the current page of this Periodical.

Texas State Historical Association. The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 10, July 1906 - April, 1907, periodical, 1907; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101040/m1/203/ocr/: accessed September 26, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.