The Laws of Texas 1822-1897; Austin's Colonization Law and Contract; Mexican Constitution of 1824; Federal Colonization Law; Colonization Laws of Coahuila and Texas; Colonization Law of State of Tamaulipas; Fredonian Declaration Volume 5

The Laws of Texas 1822-1897; Austin's Colonization Law and Contract; Mexican Constitution of 1824; Federal Colonization Law; Colonization Laws of Coahuila and Texas; Colonization Law of State of Tamaulipas; Fredonian Declaration Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Texas, That, recognizing in Gen. E. Kirby Smith, Commander in the Trans-Mississippi Department, ability, elliciency and devotion to the cause of our country, we, the Representatives of the people of the State, tender to him, his oflicers and soldiers, our grateful thanks for the recent brilliant victories so gallantly achieved on the bloody flelds of Louisiana and Arkansas, with full assurances to them that every instrumentality will be employed by the State, in proper co-operation with the Department, for the consummation of our independence and the establishment of a firm and permanent government. 2. That the Governor of the State cause a copy of these resolutions to be forwarded to Gen. Smith, with the request that they be read to his troops on dress parade. Approved May 24th, 1864. CHAPTER ll. Joint Resolution of thanks to Col. Santos Benavedes and the Officers and Men umler his command. 1. Be it resolved by the Legislature of the State of Texas, That when, in the Autumn of the past year, our enemy was invading this State from many directions, and was exultant in the prospect of success, by overpowering armies, by insiduous policy, by the aid of traitors in our midst, by desertions from our army and by the fears of the weak of faith, at a time which tried men's souls, when unwavering patriotism and true courage were more than ever to be appreciated, the people of this State witnessed with admiration the attitude of Col. Santos Benavedes and his handful of men, who dared to dispute, and did successfully maintain, the possession of an extensive tract of our frontier. 2. That the thanks of the people of the State are due and are hereby tendered to Col. Santos Benavedes, and the oflicers...show more

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  • Paperback | 678 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 35mm | 1,193g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236788850
  • 9781236788856