TEXAS LITERARY INSTITUTE
TEXAS LITERARY INSTITUTE. The Texas Literary Institute was organized at Houston on January 9, 1846, as the result of a meeting known as the Convention of the Friends of Education. Its first officers were Chauncey Richardson, president; Ashbel Smith, vice president; William M. Tryon, treasurer; and Peter W. Gray, secretary. With its object the promotion of education in the Republic of Texas, the organization published an educational magazine, the Public School Advocate, which had a circulation of 500. A meeting was held in Houston as late as November 15, 1848.
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