The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 16, July 1912 - April, 1913 Page: 436
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The Southwestern Historical Quarterly
five of the earlier edition promises a second edition; paragraph
five of the later treats of the county statistics included in this
issue and promises a supplementary sheet as soon as the census
reports are received.
Page 242 of the first edition contains a report of the Wash-
ington County Railroad Company; page 242 of the second, a list
of the District Judges and Attorneys and an article regarding the
commerce of Indianola. The United States statistics on pages
246-52, inclusive, of the earlier edition are omitted entirely in
the second. The corresponding pages in the later edition con-
tain a list of the county officers, an abstract of the treasurer's
report for the year ending August 31, 1860, an article upon river
and harbor improvements, a report of the Washington Railroad
'Company (found on page 242 of the earlier), a list of newspapers
in Texas, brief directories of the Supreme Court of Texas and the
United States District Courts in Texas, and the penitentiary re-
port for the year ending September 1, 1860.
ELIZABETH H. WEST.
The Mississippi Valley Historical Association will hold its sixth
annual meeting at Omaha, Nebraska, May 8-10. Plans will be
discussed for inaugurating a quarterly publication in addition to
the annual Proceedings, which has heretofore been the sole organ
of the Association. The Proceedings for 1911-1912, which is just
from the press, is a beautifully printed volume of 268 pages.
Besides a number of papers which are of interest primarily to
teachers of history, it contains the following articles: "The Set-
tlement of the John Randolph Slaves in Ohio," "The Quakers in
the Old Northwest," "The Western Reserve in the Anti-Slavery
Movement, 1840-1860," "The Mississippi Valley in the Move-
ment for Fifty-Four Forty or Fight," "De Soto's Line of March
from the View Point of an Ethnologist," "The Disintegration and
Organization of Political Parties in Iowa, 1852-1860," "Attitude
of the Western Whigs toward the Convention System," "Factors
Influencing the Development of American Education before the
Revolution," "The Battle of Lake Erie."
Membership dues in the Association are only one dollar a year,
and members are entitled to the publications of the Association
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 16, July 1912 - April, 1913, periodical, 1913; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101058/m1/444/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.