The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 77, July 1973 - April, 1974 Page: 285
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Book Reviews 285
especially, to praise his learning and skill in setting forth the personalities
of the first Texas chief executives without irrelevant details.
In this slender volume the modern Texan will find what he needs to
know of that dramatic, chaotic, period of the State's gestation and infancy.
The appendix contains The Declaration of the People, November 7, I835,
the ill-designed Organic Law of the Provisional Government dated one
week later, and Acting Governor Robinson's February I2, 1836, proclama-
tion-the swan song of the provisional government after delegates to the
Independence Convention had been elected. And there is an adequate (and
accurate) index, a feature too often missing from such compilations, as well
as portraits of Smith, Robinson, and David G. Burnet.
The Hall of State, Dallas HERBERT GAMBRELL
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