The Texas Almanac, for 1860, with Statistics, Historical and Biographical Sketches, &c., Relating to Texas. Page: 3
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ELECTIONS &C. 3
Foa 1855.-The only vote for 1855 we have been able to obtain, is that for Gover-
nor, Lieut. Governor and Commissioner of the General Land Office, as follows :.
For Governor.-E. M. Pease, 26,336; D. C. Dickinson, 17,965; George T. Wood,
276; M3. T. Johnson, 809; Scattering, 26. Total, 45,412.
For Lieut. Governor.-H. R. Runnels, 21,073; - Jones, 17,817; Andrew Neill,
4,360; Scattering, 4. Total, 43,254.
For Com. Gen. Land Office.-For S. F. Crosby, 21,848; Winm. Fields, 20,263, and
843 divided between Brown, Case, and Van Sickle.
Fon 1857.-For Governor, H. R. Runnels, 32,552; Gen. Houston, 23,628.
For Lieut. Governor.-F. R. Lubbock, 33,379; Jesse Grimes, 20,318; F. Smith,
For Com. Gen. Land Office.-F. M. White, 28,394; S. F. Crosby, 25,924.
We refer to page 221, for the vote of 1859.
We have been compelled for want of room to omit the vote of all the counties
Page 38-Second line from bottom, for "Arnote," read "Arnold."
" 41-Sixth line from bottom, for "precedent," read "prudent."
" 53.-Fourteenth line from top, for " of," read "to" an over-abounding.
" 53-Fifteenth line from top, for "has inspired," read "had inspired."
"' 104-In first line of foot note, read "June grass" instead of "pure grass."
" 108-In second line, read "fleeced," instead of "fleece," twice.
" 109-In second line, read "crops," instead of " cross."
" 111-In eighth line from bottom, read "burnt-umber," instead of "burnt-
" 113-In tenth line from bottom, read "crops," instead of "cross."
" 116-Paragraph 3d, for "aptitude," read " appetency."
" 124- " 22d, for "fine straw" read "pine straw."
" 191-Twenty-fourth line, "for Samuel D. Hay, Huntsville," read "George
" 191-Twenty-fifth line, "Ben. McCulloch," read " Henry E. McCulloch."
" 191-Thirtieth line, Mat. Hopkins, "Galveston," read " Austin."
In the Almanac for 1859, there were several errors and omissions in the list of
the Army of San Jacinto, viz: " Winm. Taylor," should have been " Wm. S. Tay-
lor." He was a member of the cavalry corps. In the list of Capt. Heard's com-
pany, were omitted the names of Wm. Burnham and Huckiison Burnham. In
Capt. McIntire's company, Basil G. " Giams" should be " Ijams," second Lieuten-
ant. In Capt. Patton's company, Thos. F. " Coney," should be Thos. F. " Corry.',
In the Almanae, for 1858, the name of E. T. Branch was omitted in the list of
Judges that formed the first Supreme Court of the Republic; and as Sergeant in
Capt. Logan's company in the Battle of San Jacinto, his initials were given as
E. F. instead of E. T. Branch.
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The Galveston News. The Texas Almanac, for 1860, with Statistics, Historical and Biographical Sketches, &c., Relating to Texas., book, 1860~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123766/m1/5/: accessed May 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.