The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 56, July 1952 - April, 1953 Page: 66
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Contents: Nine chapters consist of genealogy and early life, Peninsular War,
Chilean service, Mexico, relations with Stephen F. Austin, Wavell's colony, claims
against the Texas government, closing years, and descendants of General Wavell.
Benjamin Rush Milam's connection with Wavell's Colony is included.
Tzg5o/Am84. BIo., COL., ANGLO-AMER., MEX., REP., E. TEX.
ARMSTRONG, SIDDIE ROBSON - M.A., August, 1929 
Chapters in the Early Life of Samuel May Williams, 1795-1836.
Illustrations: Samuel May Williams; home of Samuel May Williams; the Williams
coat of arms; bank charter granted to Williams by Mexican government, 1835.
Contents: Chapter I, biographical sketch, 1795-1858-ancestry, birth, pre-Texas
days, and role in Texas in general; Chapter II, secretaryship, 1824-1835; Chapter
III, Upper Colony Controversy-Nashville Company and Sterling C. Robertson's
sub-contract; Chapter IV, Land Speculations, 1834-1835; Chapter V, Texas Revo-
lution, 1835-1836. Appendices include genealogy of Williams family; address to
people of Texas on July 2o, 1835; instructions to Williams on effecting an armistice
with Mexico, 1843; first draft of proposed armistice; duties of secretary of ayunta-
miento, San Felipe de Austin, 1829; list of documents pertaining to Upper Colony
Controversy, 1834; law of April 7, 1835, as decreed by legislature of Coahuila and
T1g29/Ar58. BIo., COL., MEx., ANGLO-AMER., REV., LAND.
ARNOLD, MARCUS LLEWELLYN - M.A., June, 1920 
The Later Phases of the Secessionist Movement in Texas. v+122 pp.
Contents: Begins after the adjournment of the first secession convention on Feb-
ruary 5, 1861, and covers the period during which Texas joined the Confederacy.
Preliminary discussion includes the tenor of the Texas population, Knights of the
Golden Circle, and competence of the first convention. Three other chapters deal
with the campaign for ratification including the anti-secessionists led by Sam
Houston; the organization of the Committee of Public Safety and its San Antonio,
Louisiana, Rio Grande, and northwestern frontier missions; and the second seces-
sion convention, deposition of Governor Houston, defensive preparation, and the
joining of the Confederacy. For the beginnings of the secessionist movement and
the first secession convention, see Mrs. Anna Irene Sandbo, Beginnings of the
Secession Movement in Texas and the First Session of the Secession Convention
(M.A. thesis, 1913; published in Southwestern Historical Quarterly, XVIII, 41-73,
TI92o/Ar65. SEc., Soc. Mov., ST., POL.
ATKINSON, BERTHA - M.A., August, 1929 
The History of Bell County, Texas. vi+248 pp.
Illustrations: Bell County charter oak; E. Sterling C. Robertson's mansion; slave
quarters on Robertson's plantation; ruins of Salado College; Bell County pecans;
Carnegie Library; Confederate monument.
Maps: (1) sketch map showing location of Bell County area; (2) drainage map
of Bell County; (3) map of Bell County showing railroads and cities.
Contents: Five chapters include topography and geography; early settlement, In-
dian troubles, and colony life in pre-organization period (1825-1850); organization
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