The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 56, July 1952 - April, 1953 Page: 127
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At its March meeting in Rio Grande City, the Starr County
Historical Society elected Mrs. Florence Johnson Scott and Mrs.
Thomas Blackstone, both of Rio Grande City, president and sec-
retary, respectively, for the coming year.
Association member Virgil N. Lott reports that the Starr Coun-
ty society celebrated April 21 with a pilgrimage to the home of
Bernardo Gutierrez de Lara in Guerrero, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Gutierrez, the first provisional president of Tamaulipas and a
patriot in the Mexican Revolution, was one of the leaders of a
filibustering expedition to Texas in 1812 and 1813.
Dan Ogletree, Box 372, Lamesa, Texas, would like to obtain a
copy of a syllabus for Texas history prepared a number of years
ago by Eugene C. Barker and Walter P. Webb, which is now out
of print. If anyone has information as to where Ogletree might
secure a copy, please contact him direct.
Association member Edward S. Wallace, 18 Chestnut Street,
Boston, Massachusetts, is preparing an illustrated history of the
United States Cavalry in collaboration with Major General
(Ret.) John K. Herry, the last chief of the cavalry. Wallace is
interested in locating all available pictures of Jack Hays' Texas
Rangers in some kind of action while they were in United States
service during the Mexican War. If any Association member has
pictures or information concerning pictures, please notify the
Dr. E. T. Miller, fellow of the Association and professor of
economics at the University of Texas, died in Austin on May 6,
1952. Professor Miller had been a member of the Association for
A well known authority on taxation and the author of a finan-
cial history of Texas, he wrote the excellent article on the his-
torical development of the Texas state tax system in the July,
Only a few days before his death Dr. Miller had been an active
participant in the Saturday luncheon session at the annual meet-
ing when Louis Lenz spoke on "Texas Money."
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