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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)
t Millett's Opera-House was crowded with the manhood and beauty of Austin, who gave General Lee an enthusiastic reception and a most appreciative hearing. Governor Ireland—himself a gallant Confederate soldier, who has never been ashamed that he wore the gray—had been fittingly selected to preside over the meeting, and did so wto the close of the lecture in wrapt attention, save when they would burst out into enthusiastic applause. Then followed a magnificent banquet, over which Governor Ireland gracefully presided. We regret that our space does not allow us to give a full report of the speeches made—many of which were of a high order of merit—but wan only give the regular toasts and the names of the respondents: The first toast was Our Guests. Responded to by General Lee. 2. The State of Texas. Governor Ireland. 3. Southern Historical Society. Rev. J. Wm. Jones. 4. Army of Northern Virginia. Colonel J. W. Robertson. 5. The Brave Boys in Blue—Our Foes in War—
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Editorial Paragraphs. (search)
t Millett's Opera-House was crowded with the manhood and beauty of Austin, who gave General Lee an enthusiastic reception and a most appreciative hearing. Governor Ireland—himself a gallant Confederate soldier, who has never been ashamed that he wore the gray—had been fittingly selected to preside over the meeting, and did so wto the close of the lecture in wrapt attention, save when they would burst out into enthusiastic applause. Then followed a magnificent banquet, over which Governor Ireland gracefully presided. We regret that our space does not allow us to give a full report of the speeches made—many of which were of a high order of merit—but wan only give the regular toasts and the names of the respondents: The first toast was Our Guests. Responded to by General Lee. 2. The State of Texas. Governor Ireland. 3. Southern Historical Society. Rev. J. Wm. Jones. 4. Army of Northern Virginia. Colonel J. W. Robertson. 5. The Brave Boys in Blue—Our Foes in War—
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Editorial Paragraphs. (search)
ropriation of $5,000 by the Texas Legislature to purchase sets of the ten volumes of the Southern Historical Society Papers, alluded to in our last number as probable, was consummated, the bill having passed both Houses, and been approved by Governor Ireland. We are now having the one hundred and sixty sets bound, and expect to deliver them at an early day, and pass to the credit of our permanent Endowment Fund this generous and wise appropriation of the Lone Star State. It is due to our effict General Agent, General George D. Johnston, to say that our success in this matter is due largely to his wise management, untiring zeal, and judicious presentation of the claims of the Society; but we desire to return our especial thanks to Governor Ireland, who always gave the scheme his influence, and to our friends in both the Senate and House, who (without distinction of party) had the enlightened wisdom to see that it would be money properly used to place these invaluable Papers in all of