The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 22, July 1918 - April, 1919 Page: 362
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The Southwestern Hlistorical Quarterly
1880; the other published January 26 gives a sketch of Captain
William Scrimgeour, who died January 23, 1919, and of his career
during the Civil War.
The American Hlislorica? Review, January, 1919, contains two
letters from Sam Houston, dated "Wigwam Neosho 15th Dec.
1830." The contributor of these letters states that Wigwam
Neosho was located "on the west bank of the Neosho, a, short dis-
tance above its junction with the Arkansas, and nearly opposite
Fort Gibson." One of the letters is addressed to Secretary of
War Eaton, the other to President Jackson; both recommend Cap-
tain Nathaniel Pryor, a. soldier of the Battle of New Orleans, for
appointment as subagent for the Osages.
Colonel R. T. Milner publishes in the Rusk County News, Feb-
ruary 15, 1919, an interesting article on "The Old San Antonio
and Nacogdoches Road."
A portrait of Judge W. L. Davidson of the Court of Criminal
Appeals was presented to the court by the lawyers of Waco and
Cameron, on March 19, 1919. The portrait was painted by Miss
Anna. Lorenz of Cameron.
On February 28, 1919, the State Senate accepted a portrait of
Stephen F. Austin, presented to the State by Mr. Guy M. Bryan
of Houston. The portrait now hangs in the Senate Chamber; it
was painted in New Orleans in 1836'.
Texas History Teachers' Bullethn, VII, Number 1 (November,
1918), is devoted to a discussion of war history in the high school.
The contents comprises reports from the teachers of history in
eight Texas high schools and a bibliography for the study of the
The Dallas Art Association, on March 1, 1919, unveiled a me-
mnorial tablet to Elizabeth Patterson Iiest, who had served well
the Association as treasurer from its organization in 1903 until
1917. The summary of the addresses made on this occasion and
printed in the News of March 2 give a short account of the work
and history of this body.
Under the title "Stories illustrate the many-sided character of
General Sam I-ouston," Mr. E. G. Littlejohn contributes to the
Galveston News of March 2, 1919, a collection of anecdotes. In
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