The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 56, July 1952 - April, 1953 Page: 454
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454 Southwestern Historical Quarterly
RoY, ADDIE MAY - M.A., August, 1931 
History of Telegraph and Texas Register, 1835-1846. iv+149 pp.
Contents: Chapter I gives a short history of the Telegraph-places of publication,
difficulties of early publishers, brief biographies of Gail Borden, Jr., and Dr.
Francis Moore, and policies of the paper. Chapters II through V deal with the
reaction of the editor and the public toward the Indian policies of Sam Houston
and Mirabeau B. Lamar, the movement for annexation as traced by the Telegraph,
the presidential elections of the Republic of Texas as presented by the Telegraph,
and the social development of Texas as reflected in the Telegraph (education,
religion, social affairs and amusements, and types of literature).
Tr93z/R82. NEws., REP., IND., ANNEX., POL., ED., REL., AMUs.
RUCKMAN, CAROLINE SILSBY - M.A., Summer, 1926 
The Frontier of Texas During the Civil War. vii- 138 pp.
Maps: (1) United States exhibiting the military departments and posts, 186o;
(2) Johnson's map of Texas, .362; (3) proposed route of the Aransas Railroad
and its connections with the eastern roads; (4) Richardson's map of Texas, 1866;
Richardson's map of the western portion of Texas, 186o.
Tables: United States troop distribution, 1867.
Contents: In nine chapters, the thesis deals with the seizure of federal forts and
the federal evacuation of Texas-plans of the Committee of Public Safety, seizure
of federal forts, transportation of troops from Texas, imprisonment of federal
forces; fortification and policing of the western frontier-frontier legislation,
transfer of commission from Ben McCulloch to H. E. McCulloch; Indian tribes
in Texas-Comanche, Kiowa, Tonkawa, Athapascan, Apache, Caddo, Muskogee, and
Algonquin; peace negotiations with Indian tribes; Indian depredations in Texas,
1861-1863; Texas frontier forces and their transfer into the Confederate Army;
Texas frontier, January, 1864-April, 1865-Indian depredations, stampede in Jack
County, removal of Indians at close of war; treaties made by the United States
government with Indians-compact made by Indian tribes, councils at Fort Smith
and mouth of the Little Arkansas River; establishment of peace on the frontier-
close of war and disbandment of military forces, frontier legislation, efforts to
secure federal troops for defense, South under military government, final conquest
of the Indian.
Tg926/R829. FRON., IND., C. W., MIL., LEG., DIP.
RYAN, FRANCES DORA - M.A., Summer, 1922 
The Election Laws of Texas, 1827-1875. [iv] +82 pp.
Contents: Texas election laws are paraphrased and presented chronologically in
four chapters. Chapter I deals with election laws of Coahuila and Texas, 1827-1836
-recognition of elections by the Constitution of 1827 and elections of 1827, 1829,
and 183o. Chapter II discusses election laws of the Republic of Texas, 1836-1845-
regulation of elections by the Constitution of 1836 and by statute and practical
workings of the laws. Chapter III is concerned with election laws of the state of
Texas, 1845-1865-regulation of elections by the Constitution of 1845, by statute,
and by the Constitution of 1861. Chapter IV is devoted to election laws of the
Reconstruction period-regulation of elections by Presidential Reconstruction, by
Congressional Reconstruction, and by the Constitution of 1875.
Tz922/R953. LEG., POL., MEx., REP., ST., REC.
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