The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 27, July 1923 - April, 1924 Page: 170
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
in the custody of the Grand Masonic Lodge Temple at Waco;
they are the Telegraph and Texas Register of Houston, August
11, 1838-December 30, 1840; the Texas Sentinel of Austin, Jan-
uary 15, 1840-November 11, 1841; the Weekly Texian of Austin,
November 25, 41841-March 9, 1842; and the Tri-Weekly Telegraph
of Houston, March 20, 1863-March 23, 1864.
Judge R. C. Crane of Sweetwater recently parted with his ex-
tensive collection of Texana to Simmons College of Abilene,
Texas. According to a report published in the Dallas News of
September 30, 1923, the collection embraces books, pamphlets,
newspapers, manuscripts, letters, cancelled checks, paper money,
and coins, and numbers about 8,000 pieces.
In the account of the battle between Captain Benjamin Bryant
and the Indians under Jos6 Maria, fought on January 16, 1839,
the name of Armstrong Barton appears among the names of those
killed.* Mr. James S. Barton of McMinnville, Tennessee, ad-
dressed a letter to The Editor in which he says that "this state-
ment is incorrect. MEy father, Hale Barton, was killed in that
battle. I was then a young boy seven years of age, and often saw
my uncle,, Armstrong Barton, several years afterward. I will
never forget the death of my father nor my mother's grief be-
cause of it."
Dr. Claude C. Cody, dean emeritus of Southwestern University,
died at his home in Georgetown, Texas, June 26, 1923.
H. S. P. Ashby, one of the leaders of the Populist Party in
Texas, died at his home in Octavia, Oklahoma, May 19, 1923.
*A Memorial and Biograplical History of McLenan, Falls, Bell and
Vqryell Counties, Texas. . . p. 178.
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