The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 36, July 1932 - April, 1933 Page: 214
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
served out the 33rd Congress in that capacity. From that time
to the present I have been at home.
Thus, my dear Sir, I have given you a sketch of my history.
I have endeavored to avoid details, and yet, I have sometimes
run into them in matters, probably, of least interest to others. I
have been reluctant to engage in this business, because, we are
apt by so doing to draw upon ourselves malicious remarks, which
are never agreeable ; Nevertheless, I could not refuse to com-
ply with your request.
Geo W Smyth
Hon Z Wm Eddy
[I can not so much as claim the merit in this hasty sketch,
that Pope was willing to ascribe Addison in the Dunciad.
"Commas and points he placed exactly right,
"And twere a shame to rob him of his might."]
'And because my history affords but little that can interest you or
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 36, July 1932 - April, 1933, periodical, 1933; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101093/m1/234/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.