The great Galveston disaster, containing a full and thrilling account of the most appalling calamity of modern times including vivid descriptions of the hurricane Page: 317
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RESCUE OF THE PERISHING. 317
1892 and I899, making it rank fourth as an export port in the
UnitecL. tates, only New York, Boston, and Baltimore surpassing
" Leading business and representative men of Galveston, also,
instead of sitting down in despair, have been busy at work burying
or otherwise disposing of their dead, clearing away the debris
and getting the city in shape again as rapidly as possible.
" In the face of such a gallant spirit and purpose, difficulties
and discouragements which at first were appalling will disappear.
In its heroic work its strength and hope will be all the greater for
the friendly aid and encouragement and the munificent generosity
of America and Europe which will help Galveston to get upon
its feet again."
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Lester, Paul. The great Galveston disaster, containing a full and thrilling account of the most appalling calamity of modern times including vivid descriptions of the hurricane, book, 1900~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26719/m1/375/: accessed June 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .