The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 43, July 1939 - April, 1940 Page: 39
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The Men of Goliad 39
This story of the Men of Goliad, and accompanying roll, is the
product of a study begun in 1922, much enlarged in scope in 1926,
and continued since, which has included an examination of:
1. The Mss. collections in Archive Division, State Library,
including: (1) Memorials filed with Department of State; (2)
Comptroller's Military Service Records; (3) Public Debt Papers;
(4) Pension Papers; (5) Commission of Claims Papers; (6) Spoli-
ation Claims Papers.
I have also used the collections since printed in W. C. Binkley's
The Official Correspondence of the Texan Revolution, 1835-1836.
For the Mss. source material in the State Library, the gracious
and indispensable assistance of Miss Harriet Smither, the Archivist,
is most gratefully acknowledged.
2. Mss. collections in General Land Office, including: (1)
Bounty and Donation Register; (2) Land Office Muster Rolls;
(3) Headright, Bounty, and Donation Files; (4) Commission of
The necessarily slow and tedious examination of the Headright,
Bounty, and Donation Files, without which no roll of Fannin's
men could be made even approximately correct, was done by
Honorable L. W. Kemp, who kindly supplied the writer with
abstracts of those files, relating to Fannin's men.
3. Printed collections of source material for the Texas Revo-
lution, including: (1) Gammel's Laws of Texas, Volumes I-XVI;
(2) The Papers of Mirabeau B. Lamar, Volumes I-VI; (3) Official
Correspondence of Texan Revolution, (William C. Binkley, editor)
Volumes I and II; (4) The Austin Papers (Dr. Eugene C. Barker,
editor), Volumes I-III (especially Volume III); (5) Diplomatic
Correspondence of the Republic of Texas (Dr. George P. Garrison,
editor), Volume I; (6) The Writings of Sam Houston (Drs.
Eugene C. Barker and Amelia J. Williams, editors), Volume I;
(7) Texas Almanac, 1858, 1860, 1870; (8) Quarterly, Texas
State Historical Association, Volumes I-XLII.
4. Mexican sources: (1) Castafieda, Carlos E.: The Mexican
Side of the Texas Revolution; (2) Filisola, Vicente: Memorias
para la Historia de la Guerra de Texas (Mexico, 1849), 2 volumes;
(3) Urrea, Jos6: Diario de las Operaciones Militares * * * en
la Campaiia de Tejas.
5. Miscellaneous Texas sources: (1) Baker, D. W. C.: A Texas
Scrap Book; (2) Bancroft, Hubert Howe: History of Texas and
North Mexican States, Volumes I and II; (3) Barker, Eugene C.
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