The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 57, July 1953 - April, 1954 Page: 476
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Published: Laredo on the Rio Grande, San Antonio (The Naylor Company), 1949.
Co. His., Soc. His., GEO., REL., ED., FKLRE.
DANIEL, MARY J. - M.A., August, 1940 
The Question of Slavery in the Movement for the Annexation of
Texas to the United States. vii+ 134 pp.
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
Contents: Chapter I discusses the history of Texas through the Texas Revolution,
1821-1836-early colonization, Mexico's efforts to abolish slavery in Texas, the Texas
Revolution. Chapter II deals with the slavery question in efforts toward the
annexation of Texas to the United States-constitution adopted by Texas, slavery a
complication, early efforts at annexation, the Texans open negotiations for recogni-
tion by foreign powers, recognition by the United States obtained in 1837, proposals
for annexation, annexation proposal withdrawn. Chapter III describes the British
and French recognition obtained, British interests in Texas trade and slavery,
recognition by Great Britain, British efforts to abolish slavery, British activities
arouse the United States. Chapter IV covers negotiations for annexation to the
United States, 1843-1844-the Texans again seek annexation, Tyler renews interest
in Texas, arguments for and against annexation, Jackson's influence, negotiations
for a treaty of annexation, opposition to the annexation treaty, Jackson again
uses influence, efforts to secure ratification of the treaty, threats of disunion, the
treaty before the Senate. Chapter V presents the presidential election of 1844 and
final steps in the annexation of Texas-election of 1844, election of James K. Polk,
French policy after the election, annexation by joint resolution before Congress,
the Texans accept the terms of annexation, final act of Congress in bringing state-
hood to Texas. Chapter VI is devoted to a summary and conclusions.
H1941/D184. MEx., ANNEX., COL., DIP., N.
DARLINGTON, ELLA M. - M.A., 1947 
A Brief History of St. Mark's Protestant Episcopal Church of San
Antonio, Texas. iv+ 104 pp.
St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas
Contents: Such topics as the following are covered: early history from 1850-1875-
first service in Texas, first recorded visit of Episcopal bishop, failure of church in
San Antonio, arrival of Fish, attempt to establish German mission, Lucius Jones
assigned to San Antonio, Architect Upjohn, Robert E. Lee at St. Mark's; history
from 1875 to the consecration of church in 1881-Dalzell at St. Mark's, Nicholson
establishes St. Mary's, Bishop Gregg takes charge, Wagner, the dean's life, church
grows steadily, consecration; the rectors of St. Mark's-Bishop Elliott, Bishop John-
ston, Dean Richardson, Cook, Dr. Stevens; the curates, Huston, Crum, McKinstry,
Jones; the organization of the church-the senior choir, Barnes, the girls' choir,
junior chorus. Daughters of the King, Dorcas Society, parish aid, woman's auxiliaries,
women's guilds, girls' society, boys' and men's organizations; the memorials in
the church-St. Mark's many memorials, memorial windows in nave, children's
memorial window, windows in chancel, altar furnishings, silver communion service,
the hangings, memorial furniture, memorial tablets, perpetual memorial fund,
the bell of St. Mark's.
976.4/D221. REL., ED., Soc. His., 19TH C.
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