The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 11, July 1907 - April, 1908 Page: 25
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General Austin's Order Book for Campaign of 1835.
Headquarters Camp Salado
Ejercito federal de Texas"
Octr 24, 1835
2V. esta plenamente autorizado pa. contratar con los vecinos 6
duefios de Ranchos pa. cien fanegas de mais y dies de frijoles 6
chicharos pa. este ejercito, al precio corriente, entregados en el
campamento del ejercilto, en la inteligencia que se pagara en
dinero, 6 se dara libranzas contra Orleans y que ademas de
la fe publica, del pueblo de los departamentos de Brazos y Nacog-
doches se comprometen los principales capitalistas de Texas quienes
estan ahora en este ejercito pa. el field y debido pajo del importe
del mais, y de todo lo demas que se compra de los vecinos.
Al Senor D Juan N. Seguin
S F. Austin
By order Warren D C Hall
Head Quarters Octr. 23, '35
'El acreditado patriota D Juan Seguin esta nombrado Capi-
'In the original these words are placed so as to indicate that the army
is addressed, but they 'are evidently intended rather as part :of the date.
Federal Army of Texas.
Headquarters, Camp Salado,
October 24, 1835.
You are fully authorized to contract with the inhabitants or owners of
ranches for one hundred fanegas [about two ,hundred and sixty-seven
bushels] of corn and ten 'of beans or peas for this army, at the current
price, delivered in the encampment of the army, with the understanding that
payment will be made in money, or that bills of exchange on [New] Orleans
will be given, and that in -addition 'to the public faith of the people of the
departments of Brazos and Nacogdoches the principal capitalists o'f Texas,
wvho are now in this army, are pledged for the faithful and due payment of
the value of the corn and of all else that is bought from the inhabitants.
S. F. Austin.
To Senior D. Juan N. Seguin.
Warren D. C. Hall,
Oct. 23, '35.
The trusty patriot D. Juan Seguin is appointed captain in the federal
army of Texas, and as such is fully authorized to raise a company of
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