Senate Committee on Galveston News - 16th R.S. (1879)

Committee Members


  • Inquire into the matter of an article in the Galveston News, dated January 24, 1879, headed, "Sixteenth Legislature," column second, first page, in which there is claimed an expose of the secret session of this Senate.*
  • Inquire into and ascertain whether rules 84 and 85 (executive session) have been violated and by whom, relating to confirmation of John B. Jones, as adjutant general.*

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.


Appointed by President 1/25/1879, pursuant to resolution by Grace; Edwards added 1/25/1879; Grace listed as Chairman on committee report (Senate Journal, 16th R.S., pp. 121, 123, 278-280).

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