The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 27, July 1923 - April, 1924 Page: 328
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
meantime (if you wait on me) have some one in your mind that
will accept the appointment nearer to you than Texas.
I am glad that you appointed McCormick. He will make a
judge that will give satisfaction to the people, and render full
justice on the Bench.
His successor as District Atty. is now vacant, and, if you do
not appoint Harcourt, let me say a good word for Wm. K. Homan,
a Republican, a gentleman, identified with the people of Texas by
long residence and a good lawyer, one who will be faithful in dis-
charge of his duties, and will command the respect of all parties.
Such appointments as Pease, McCormick and Homan will give you
strength and command the approval of Democrats as well as the
Give my sincere regards to Mrs. Hayes, Webb and other members
of your family. Kiss Fanny for me.
As ever yours sincerely,
Guy M. Bryan.
HAYES TO BRYAN
16 Ap., 1879.
My dear Guy:
I have your note as to West Point. I think I can wait your
convenience in the matter. I shall announce your appointment,
and you will be free to resign if you find it must be done. Buck-
ingham, Jones and Prest. Porter of Yale have accepted.
R. B. Hayes
P. S. It is charged that Homan is not a Republican.
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