The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 5, July 1901 - April, 1902 Page: 26
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26 Texas Historical Association Quarterly.
petitioning Congress for an act of incorporation, and says: "We
trust their prayers may be granted. When the fierce savages of
the East threatened death and ruin to the frontier settlers, they
marched with promptitude to the rescue. Congress should encour-
age the organization of volunteer forces. * * * To Capt. Dan-
iels and his brave comrades we wish success in their efforts."
When Capt. Daniels entered the service of the government and
removed from Houston, James Reilly became captain of the Milam
The following papers relate to Capt. Daniels's service as captain
of the Travis Guards at Austin:
REPUBLIC OF TEXAS,
County of Travis.
By the authority of the Republic of Texas and the power vested
in me as sheriff of said county, have this day summoned Captain
Daniels to call out the Travis Guards to assist in arresting Castro
and Flacco, chiefs of the Lappan tribe of Indians, and bring them
before some justice of the peace to answer the charge of some of
their tribe's having murdered one James Boyse on the 2nd inst.
A. C. MACFARLaANE,
Sheriff T. C.
Austin, October 3rd, 1841.
SIR: You will hold yourself in readiness until you hear from
me, as I am going to see Castro and Flacco, and in case of any
resistance I will send you a message, when you will proceed to the
camp of the Indians, if not otherwise instructed.
A. C. MACFARLANE.
Capt. J. Daniels, Travis Guards.
DR. SIR: You will much oblige me by letting the bearer have
five of the short Roman swords belonging to your company for the
use of the Masonic procession.
GEORGE K. TEULAN,
Austin, June 23rd, 1841. Chairman Com. Arr.
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