The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 11, July 1907 - April, 1908 Page: 31
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General Austin's Order Book for Campaign of 1885.
nish a guard for the Waggons that are coming on, and protect them
from the Civolo, and should those troops have passed, any others
on the road are ordered to do the same
S. F. Austin.
Head Quarters Mission Espada
Octr. 27, 1835
Lieut. Travis is hereby authorized to raise a volunteer Company
of Cavalry of not less than fifty or more than Eighty men-each
man to be armed with a double barrell gun or Yager and
brace of pistols. Without the Consent of the Capt. not more than
one tenth of his Company shall be permitted to volunteer in the
S F Austin
Warren D C Hall
Head Quarters Oct 28 '35
The Army is now in presence of the enemy-prompt Obedience
to Orders and strict discipline will soon effect the great objects of
the Campaign, but without them nothing but disgrace and ruin
will be the result. It is therefore expressly ordered that any Officer
who disobeys orders, shall be immediately arrested and suspended
from his Command, until a Court Martial decides his case. The
Colonel of the Regiment will Circulate this order without delay
to every officer and Company in his Regiment.
S. F. Austin
Warren D. C. Hall
Head Quaters 27th Oct 1835
1The guard will be detailed and ordered to parade evry morning
at nine o-clock. The Commandant of each company is positively
1This order is the last written on the sheets of smaller size. Under-
neath it is penciled the following note, apparently in the hand of Colonel
Guy 1M. Bryan, who was long the possessor of the Austin Papers: "Several
sheets have been mutilated and separated in the class of this manuscript
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