The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 15, July 1911 - April, 1912 Page: 359
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Book Reviews and Notices
certain, is probably defensible; but, whenever it is possible, copies
should be distinguished from manuscript originals. For example,
it should be stated that a note containing the word "improperly,"
to which the author attaches a good deal of importance, is a copy.
It seems less justifiable to cite articles from which considerable
assistance was drawn without giving the names of the writers.
And unexplained references to "a well known historian," "the
author of this passage," etc., are at the present day inexcusable.
However, these are faults of taste. The book as a whole stands
for itself, and on most points it probably says the final word. It
is fittingly dedicated to the memory of Professor Garrison.
EUGENE C. BARKER.
Hunter's Magazine, published at Ozona, is amply fulfilling its
promise to chronicle "frontier history, border tragedy, pioneer
achievement" in Texas. The first volume was completed with
the October issue. Plans for improving and enlarging the maga-
zine are announced.
The following articles have recently appeared in The Texas
Magazine (Houston): Historic Briscoe County, by Adele B.
Looscan (December); Mirabeau B. Lamar, by Julia Beazley (De-
cember); George W. Smyth, by Mrs. Lipscomb Norvell (Febru-
ary) ; Alexander Horton, by Katie Daffan (March) ; Reminiscences
of a Castro Colonist, by H. D. Fretelliere (March).
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