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 - crossroads of two routes into Texas—by Red...
crossroads of two routes into Texas—by Red river and overland Void northeast, the government road across Arkansas coming o Port Towson, on the north side of tbe river not far away. Here came Houston and Crockett when they entered Texas and some years before Stephen Austin had come, conferring with Claiborne "Wright on the best route for liis emigrants from Missouri Missouri and other stales, to reach the lands which the Mexican government had agreed to give them. Wright advised him to enter Texas by way of Naeogdoehes as there would not be so many rivers to cross, nor so much danger of being attacked by Indians. George and Travis Wright were sent to Kentucky to school hut their stay was brief and they came back to Texas to do their part in lifting the burden Mexico was bent on laying on the settlers. Tbe education they lacked was replaced by that innate knowledge that comes to men who are called to meet emergencies emergencies and who do not shirk their responsibilities, and their manners were attuned to those of the men and women_ with whom their lives were associated. Both were active and liberal in Assisting in establishing schools in later years and their children children were given the education the fathers lacked.

Clipped from The Paris News14 Nov 1937, SunPage 17

The Paris News (Paris, Texas)14 Nov 1937, SunPage 17
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