The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 16, July 1912 - April, 1913 Page: 170
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Item II. 8 per cent State Bonds. Authorized by
the Act of April 8, 1861, entitled "An Act au-
thorizing a loan and imposing a specific tax to
meet the principal and interest thereof" ........ $ 899,000.002
Item III. 7 per cent State Bonds. Authorized by
the Act of December 10, 1863, entitled "An Act
to raise two millions of dollars, or so much
thereof as may be necessary, by the sale of cotton
bonds, to provide for the defence of the State and
to repel invasion, and for the purchase of ma-
chinery for manufacturing purposes"3.......... 211,130.83
Item IV. Treasury Warrants. These were of two
classes, 10 per cent interest warrants and non-
interest warrants. The interest-bearing warrants
were authorized by the Act of February 14, 1860.'
The amount of 10 per cent interest warrants out-
standing, including interest, was given to be
about ..................................... 180,000.00
Non-interest-bearing warrants were authorized by
the Act of January 10, 1862.1 The amount of
non-interest warrants outstanding was given
to be ...................................... 1,888,997.90
Item V. Due soldiers and for supplies. Amount
estimated at ............................... 3,150,000.00
Item VI. Due on account of the Republic of Texas.
Amount estimated at........................ 110,613.23
'General Laws, 8th Leg., Extra Session, Chap. 51; amendatory Act of
January 11, 1862. General Laws, 9th Leg., Regular Session, Chap. 56;
Act of January 13, 1862. General Laws, 9th Leg., Regular Session,
Chap. 54, Act of March 3, 1863. General Laws, 9th Leg., Extra Session,
'There were $917,000 of these bonds issued, but $17,000 were unused
and $1000.00 mutilated, leaving net amount $899,000.
'General Laws, 10th Leg., Chap. 15; supplementary Act of December
16, 1863, Chap. 44.
General Laws, 8th Leg., Chap. 82. Repealed by Act of January 10,
1862. General Laws, 9th Leg., Chap. 40. See also the funding Act of
March 20, 1861. General Laws, 8th Leg., Extra Session, Chap. 28, and
the Act of January 11, 1862. General Laws, 9th Leg., Chap. 63.
"General Laws, 9th Leg., Chap. 40. The Act of January 13, 1862,
General Laws, 9th Leg., Chap. 54, authorized funding in 8 per cent loan
bonds. See also Act of May 28, 1864, General Laws, 10th Leg., Called
Session, Chap. 19.
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