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In the Houston Post of June 25, 1922, Sam H. Dixon gives an
account of the meeting at Point Isabel, March 11, 1865, between
General Lew Wallace and General J. E. Slaughter and Colonel
John S. Ford, and republishes the conditions proposed by General
Wallace for terminating the war and for restoring the Trans-
Mississippi Department to the Union.
Some facts concerning the brief visit of Luis Aury, temporary
military governor of the Province of Texas, to the Island of Gal-
veston in 1816-17 are set forth in two Aury letters published in
the Galveston News of July 2, 1922. The originals of these letters
and other Aury manuscripts are in the Library of the University
of Texas.
The Register of the Collector of the Port of Galveston for the
years 1838 to 1846 is described, and a summary of a portion of its
contents set forth, in an article in the Galveston News of July 9,
An article on Edward Hopkins Cushing, by Charles L. Martin,
that appeared in the Galveston News of July 30, 1922, adds some
facts to the sketch published in THE, QUARTERLY, XXV, 261-73.
Mr. J. M. Winterbotham of Galveston presented to the Uni-
versity of Texas Library and to the Rosenberg Library manuscript
copies of a "History of the Lea Family," written by Albert Miller
Lea of Corsicana, Texas, in 1879. An abstract of this history,
and a photograph of the tombstone of Lieutenant Commander Ed-
ward Lea of the Harriett Lane, are published in the Galveston
News of July 30, 1922.
The Dallas Historical Society was chartered August 15, 1922.
The incorporators are Rhodes S. Baker, George B. Dealey, Edward.
Titche, C. B. Gillespie, and John Wynne Barton. Its purpose is
the discovery, collection, preservation and publication of historical
data and records pertaining to the city and county of Dallas. Pat
Beaird of S. M. U. is secretary.
Some reminiscences of Charles Adolphus Sterne, son of the


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