The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 7, July 1903 - April, 1904 Page: 278
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278 Texas Historical Association Quarterly.
masters are hereby authorized to require the payment of one quarter post-
age in advance and without such payment not to deliver the newspapers.
The postage on magazines and pamphlets shall be as follows to wit:
For each sheet carried not over 25 miles two cents.
" " " " over 25, under fifty four cents.
" " " " over 50, 61
Adopted this 30th Oct 1835.
R R Royall
President of Council
A. Houston Secty
Archives of Texas, A, file 1 No. 15.
'Council Hall, San Felipe
de Austin Oct 31st 1835.
This is to authorize as master -- commanding the -- to Cruise on
the high seas and in Mexican Ports and to Capture or make prizes of All
Mexican armed vessels and Mexican supplies or munitions of war, what-
ever while the port to which she is bound is under the Influence of the late
declared form of Central Government or if the port from which she last
sailed is under said Government or if papers orders or commissions are
found on board of her of an official Nature emenating from said Govern-
Hereby authorizing You in the name of this General Counsel of Texas-
to board all vessels sailing under Mexican Colors first hailing and in all
cases proceeding according to the laws of nations in such cases; and in
case a refusal to have her papers examined you will treat her as an enemy
according to the rules of war. You will be particular at all times to carry
the flag of the Mexican Republic.
Signed R R Royall
A. Houston Secty Presdt
Archives of Texas, A, file 1 No. 13.
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