The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 11, July 1907 - April, 1908 Page: 38
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flour that from accounts are now at or on this side of the Nueces.
They will according to the information leave the road at or
near the Rio Frio and go north to the hills and come in above the
Rio Grande Road. It is however possible they may take the lower
route, cross the river below the Medina and try to get in in the
night by going up the Salado. Every point must be watched. This
reinforcement must be cut off. Fannins force is 150 men-all
picked. He will inquire for you at Salinas Ranch. I wish you
if possible, to communicate with Fannin and inform him that I
recd. information last night and this morning corroborating all
the accounts previously received before his departure, and that the
reinforcements and Convoy are daily expected. One hundred of
the enemies cavalry were sent out this morning to the Leon. They
are sent out there every day for grass. This seems to confirm the
opinion that the Convoy are expected from that quarter, but still
they may come in below.
S. F. Austin
Nov. 11 1835
Head Quarters Concepcion
1William Scott is hereby appointed forage and wagon master-
it is his especial duty to keep the army or the division of it he
may be attached to well supplied with corn and grass or fodder-
so far as practicable-also to see that the drivers take good care of
their oxen and feed them well and keep them properly secured, so
that they do not stray away and are always ready when needed. He
will apply to the Adj. Genl. for the necessary guards
S. F. Austin
Nov 17-This day Scott resigned-and his duties were assigned
to the Quarter Master.
For as much as the interests of the Country the success of the
Campaign and the Safety and Honor of the Army require that
order and discipline should be observed as far as it is possible to
1A. D. S.
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