The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 61, July 1957 - April, 1958 Page: 306
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sion is, "Mr. Streeter has more than handsomely lived up to the
ideal which he set before himself."
An attractive pamphlet under the title of The Butterfield
Overland Mail in Arkansas has been issued by the Arkansas
History Commission. The pamphlet contains an article by W. J.
Lemke on "The Butterfield Overland Mail through Northwest
Arkansas" and one by Ted R. Worley on "The Butterfield Over-
land Mail-Memphis to Fort Smith Branch." The pamphlet is
illustrated by original drawings by W. J. Lemke.
In the Chronicles of Oklahoma (Spring, 1957), Muriel H.
Wright has written on "The Butterfield Overland Mail One
Hundred Years Ago," an article which gives fine detail of the
route through present Oklahoma, from Fort Smith, Arkansas,
diagonally across to Colbert's Ferry on Red River.
The Quarterly of the San Diego Historical Society for April
(Vol. III, No. 2), 1957, is devoted to the San Antonio-San Diego
Mail Line. Stuart N. Lake writes on "Birch's Overland Mail in
San Diego County," while Hero Eugene Rensch deals informa-
tively with James Ruler Lassator, whose ranch headquarters
served as a stage stop between Vallecito and San Diego. There is
also an account of the "Salt-Water Overland Mail" telling how
the mail was transferred first by steamer from New Orleans to
Indianola and later from New Orleans to Berwick's Bay (Mor-
gan City, Louisiana) by rail, thence by steamer to Indianola.
From David M. Warren, member of the executive council
from Panhandle, has come a clipping from the Columbia Mis-
sourian for May 28, 1957, in which the Western Historical Manu-
scripts Collection at the University of Missouri announces the
acquisition of 224 items in the Daniel Dunklin Collection. In-
cluded therein is a roll of fines assessed against members of the
Missouri Militia in Potosi wherein Lieutenant Stephen F. Austin
is fined $io for non-attendance at muster.
The University of Chicago and the University of Virginia are
sponsoring the publication of a new and complete edition of
the papers of James Madison. The editors will appreciate infor-
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 61, July 1957 - April, 1958, periodical, 1958; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101164/m1/364/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.