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

Committee Members
Charles Dougherty Grace, Chair
Peyton Forbes Edwards
Augustus Weyman Houston
Charles Stewart
Charges
• 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.*

Note:
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).

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

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