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BUNTON TO CHAMBERS.3
To Judge T. J. Chambers.
GONZALES, July 4, 1835.
MY DEAR SIR: The committee of safety of the Jurisdiction of Mina, having ordered me to hand to you the enclosed resolution offering you the respect of the committee, and inviting you to stop in Bastrop on your journey home to confer with the committee on the subject named in the resolution, and having done me the honor to show me in this town a communication and also a letter from Mr. Smith, and having had an interview with Messrs. Gritten and Gile, who with you and Mr. Smith, have let us know the true state of our business, I have determined by the advice of Dr. Miller not to make you a visit in Bexar, as I was expecting to do, but to remit to you through the doctor the resolutions of the committee, asking you to accept it thus remitted.
Condescend to accept, honorable sir, from this town in the name of the committee to visit the committee of Bastrop on your return, with the purposes indicated in the resolution. J. W. BUNTON.
P. S. If it be possible for you to visit the committee as they desire and expect with anxiety, let them know by a friend as soon as possible.
MINA (BASTROP) MEETING (JULY 4).*
On the above date, the citizens of the municipality of Mina. met by agreement to consider the present situation of the relations of Texas with the Government of the Mexican United States.
Resolved, that the people have entire confidence in the Committee of Safety, and that all their acts have the full
From Sp. Ms., Bexar Archives.
Also found in Newell's Hist. of Rev. in Texas, p. 205.
SECRETARY AND TREASURER:
COLYER MERIWETHER, Ph. D., Washington, D. C.
Pursuant to a call signed by nearly a hundred representative persons of the South, the Southern History Association was organized at the Columbian University, Washington, D. C., on the evening of April 24, 1896, for the purpose of studying the history of the Southern States. In carrying out this aim an annual meeting is held, and a Bi-monthly Publication issued. The Association also desires contributions of journals, letters, manuscripts and other material towards the beginning of a collection of historical sources. It will gladly accept papers based on research and documents on all subjects touching the South.
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COLYER MERIWETHER, Secretary.
No. 1, JANUARY, 1904.
Texas Revolutionary Documents,
Southern Traveler's Diary in 1840 (continued),
First University Planned for America (U. S.), by J. S. Flory,
Texas Revolution Documents,
Janney Genealogy (to be continued), by Miles White, Jr.,
Southern Traveler's Diary in 1840 (concluded),
Jones Genealogy (to be continued), by A. S. Salley, Jr.,
Notes and News,
No. 3, MAY, 1904.
Journal of William Calhoun,
Janney Genealogy (continued), by Miles White, Jr.,
Jones Genealogy (concluded), by A. S. Salley, Jr.,
Journal of James Auld, 1765-1779,
Long's Discovery of Anesthesia, by C. H. Andrews,
Janney Genealogy (concluded), by Miles White, Jr.,
The Word "Tote," by Thomas L. Broun,