Jesse K Davis Death

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Jesse K Davis Death - Thc Gonzalcs Inquirer of the 4th inst. contains...
Thc Gonzalcs Inquirer of the 4th inst. contains a series of resolutions adoptod by Gonzalcs Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons on the 2!tli ult., on the occasion of the death of Jesse K.-Davis, Tyler of 'the Lodge The preamble to the resolution says: Brother Baru emigrated from the State Mississippi to Texas InlS28, and had ahure of all the dangers and hardships tlic bloody a,nci ^errible revolution wliich brought independence tc $10 $tate. He 295 Treasurer Congress In Conservative rather ' took up arms at the first sounding I tocsin of war and only laid them down to hw home uul peaceful the ex- : m . nnita - fter nnrt icin a tin C in th. clori- Galveston, : pursuits after participating in th. glori ous victory of the field of San Jacinto, the star of his country had blazed in. glory in the sky, Brother Davis .then returned to th» bosom of his family and to his station the Lodge, discharging every social duty, but when, in 1SC1, Texas became in another war, though then in the Tear of his age, considering it a patriotic iind even Masonic duty, he took his in the raiiks of. h(3 .countrymen and performed the most arduous tasks of camp and field. His great delight was in contributing to the happiness-of others, and in tho practice of those virtues taught our ancjent Order, and the book upon TVhieh it has its foundation; and we assured from the upright life, as well hope expressed by this good aid. m * n J us t before his deafJi, th'il the door of the Celestial Lodge above swung back at the proaeh of his prepared spirit M readily did the door of the .one below in his | ing always give entrance to a

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 09 Dec 1869, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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