The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 11, July 1907 - April, 1908 Page: 36
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Texas Historical Association Quarterly.
This however you will regulate according to your own judgment
The greatest dispatch and rapidity of movement is necessary to
succeed in this matter. You will therefore loose no time.
You will have the enclosed directions delivered to the inhabitants
on the Medina and Atascosa prohibiting them from taking any
beeves or any other supplies to Bexar or having any communica-
tion with that place.
Travis was to have stayed at Salinas rancho on Atascosa last
night. You will inquire for him and incorporate his party with
yours. Since writing the above I have additional information
that the guard of the Convoy is 200, and the Convicts, 300, your
force will therefore consist of 150 men.
S. F. Austin
Head Quarters 10th Nov 1835
It is ordered that when a guard is detailed no one shall leave his
post on any service or pretext whatever without leave in writing
from Head Quarters.
It is further ordered that the officer of the day and of the guard
shall on no pretext leave their posts without orders.
It is also ordered that no one leave the camp without written
permission and. the centinels must be particularly instructed to
prevent any one passing the lines without such written permission.
Any one who shall be found off his post or asleep while on his
post as a centinel shall be forthwith arrested and tryed by a court
Any person who shall interfere with corn brought into camp
until it is divided out by the Quarter Master shall be arrested
and punished as a court martial shall direct.
All horses mules or any other property brought into camp shall
be delivered immediately to the Quarter Master and any person ap-
propriating horses or any other property to his own use shall be
arrested and punished as a Court Martial shall direct.
This order shall be read to every Captain and all Officers are
charged to see it executed.
F. W. Johnson S F Austin
Adjt and Inspect. Genl Comr in Chief
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