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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Beauregard's report of the battle of Drury's Bluff. (search)
two thousand people waiting to receive General Lee and welcome him to the capital of Texas. He was greeted with cheers, and his carriage escorted by the military and the crowd to the Brunswick hotel. Here a reception speech was made by Senator W. H. Burgess (Private Burgess, of Hood's old Brigade), so touchingly eloquent that General Fitz. filled up, and could scarcely find words with which to reply; but his tears were more eloquent than words could have been. We were driven around this Private Burgess, of Hood's old Brigade), so touchingly eloquent that General Fitz. filled up, and could scarcely find words with which to reply; but his tears were more eloquent than words could have been. We were driven around this beautiful city, and shown all points of interest, escorted to the Capitol and introduced to the Governor and members of the Legislature (both bodies of which had invited General Lee to the courtesies of their floors) and shown by Ex-Governor Lubbock, the Treasurer, through his department (the old veteran seeming to take a laudable pride in pointing out the piles of specie in his vaults, showing us his balance of $2,500,000 in the treasury, and telling us that Texas bonds were then selling at $1
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Editorial Paragraphs. (search)
two thousand people waiting to receive General Lee and welcome him to the capital of Texas. He was greeted with cheers, and his carriage escorted by the military and the crowd to the Brunswick hotel. Here a reception speech was made by Senator W. H. Burgess (Private Burgess, of Hood's old Brigade), so touchingly eloquent that General Fitz. filled up, and could scarcely find words with which to reply; but his tears were more eloquent than words could have been. We were driven around this Private Burgess, of Hood's old Brigade), so touchingly eloquent that General Fitz. filled up, and could scarcely find words with which to reply; but his tears were more eloquent than words could have been. We were driven around this beautiful city, and shown all points of interest, escorted to the Capitol and introduced to the Governor and members of the Legislature (both bodies of which had invited General Lee to the courtesies of their floors) and shown by Ex-Governor Lubbock, the Treasurer, through his department (the old veteran seeming to take a laudable pride in pointing out the piles of specie in his vaults, showing us his balance of $2,500,000 in the treasury, and telling us that Texas bonds were then selling at $1