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Texas State Association of Architects Minutes and Proceedings

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Afternoon session 3 pm

Meeting called to order - President in the chair

The [Com?] on membership reported the following as charter members

[?] J.J. Kain of Fort Worth A.N. Dawson J.E. Flanders "Dallas" W.C. Dodson Waco W.W. Larmour [?] W.W. Dudley [?] Nathaniel Tobey Galveston N.J. Clayton " W.H. Lydall " J. Larmour Austin A.M.C. Nixon " J.N. Preston " S.A.J. Preston " Oscar Ruffini " Jn. Andrewartha " E. T. Heiner Houston Geo. E. Dickey " Alfred Giles San Antonio James Wahrenberger " Albert Beckmann "

Names accepted report adopted and [com?] discharged

By request the com on constitution and by law was allowed further time to report

After discussion by [?] Dodson Preston and Andrewartha in regard [?] it was decided by vote to defer

\left margin/ Also Haggart Fort Worth [J.W. ?] Kane [dr?]

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The conv. also reported and recommended the before mentioned "Rules of Practice" which were adopted -

On motion of J. Andrewartha the sect'y was instructed and authorized to purchase one hundered copies of the Austin Daily Statesman containing each days proceedings and distribute marked copies [?] where they will be calculated to do the most good -

The following resolution was presented by Mr. J. N. Preston - Resolved that the following fellows shall constitute the members of the Executive Com. for the ensuing year. Mr. J. Andrewartha chair, Mr. W. C. Dodson - Waco; Mr. James Wahrenberger San Antonio, Mr. E. J. Heiner - Houston; Mr. J. E. Flanders, Dallas; -adopted-

On motion Mr. J Haggert of Forth Worth was added to the list of charter members

Convention adjourned until 9.30 pm

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Proceedings of the

Third Annual Convention

of the

Texas State Association of Architects

held at

Houston. January 17th + 18th 1888

Tuesday, January 17th

The Convention was called to order by President J. J. Kane of Fort Worth at 3:06 P.M.

The Secretary S.A.J. Preston being absent in California, the President appointed W.W. Larmour of Waco secretary [pro term?].

The President then delivered his annual address as follows:

The Address.

Gentlemen of the Texas State Association of Architects.

Before proceeding with the regular order or business that will come before our Association today, I desire to address a few words to you as members and representations of The Texas State Association of Architects.

First permit me to thank you, each and every one for your exceeding kindness to me personally,

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