The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 11, July 1907 - April, 1908 Page: 48
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officer would have been very usefull here, for there is but little
doubt he could have drawn nearly all the cavalry out of Bexar.
God and Liberty- S. F Austin
above Bexar Nov. 18, 1835
To Cap. Geo. M Collinsworth'
I have this day issued the following order to Capt. P. Dimmit
(here the order) In complyance with this order you will on recept
of this take command of Goliad, Send for the citizens and Alcalde
and inform them if they have been iltreated it was contrary to
I wish all the troops that can be spared from there to march to
this place. In fact I do not think it important to retain a garri-
son there at present and the place might be left in charge of Mr.
Powers and the civil authority or some other person of your con-
fidence. God and Liberty
S. F. Austin
2He recibido el oficio de V. quejando de la conducta de D.
Felipe Dimit. En consequencia de lo ql. me ha dicho v. y el sor
Viesca y otras personas, he mandado al Sor Dimitt entregar el
mando al Sor Gorge Collinsworth, ordenando A este de obrar de
acuerdo con la autoridad civil y los vecinos que han pronunciado
en favor de la constitucion.
Dios y Libertad. Campo arriva de Bexar
Novr. 18, 1835.
E. F. A.
D. Roberto Galan
Alcalde interino de Goliad
1A. L. S.
aWrititen by Stephen F. Austin, and signed with the initials of the Span-
ish form of his name.
I have received your official note complaining of the conduct of Mr.
Philip Dimit. In consequence of what you and Sr. Viesca and other per-
sons have said to me, I have ordered Mr. Dimit to turn over the com-
mand to Mr. George Collingsworth, enjoining it upon the latter to work
in accord with 'the civil authority and the citizens who have pronounced
in favor of the 'constitution.
God and Liberty. Camp above Bexar,
D. Roberto Galan, Nov. 18, 1835.
Alcalde ad interim of Goliad. E. F. A.
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