The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 78, July 1974 - April, 1975 Page: 306
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
them in heaps, we cannot forbear to mention as deserving the execration of
all mankind, and as evidence of their deep rooted ferocity. It was indeed
an appalling sight to the usurper Santa Anna to behold such havock of
his [ ? ] a handful of intrepid volunteers, and we are told he stood
agast at the spectacle! He might truly had exclaimed ["]A few more such
victories and I am destroyed". and that [he will] be destroyed the whole
country has every confidence.
Resolved-ist that we entertain the highest admiration for the sublime
and noble defence of Fort Alimo by our commented countrymen, and that
we will ever venerate their memory.
2nd that we call upon the Government of Texas to obtain a correct list of
the names of these patriots and preserve it in the archives for the future
award of appropriate honors.
3. That we offer our deepest sympathy to the relatives of these distinguished
4. That we will continue to maintain the good cause in which we have
embarked, and adopt the Motto of the Alamo
Victory or Death
To the Honl
Sam'l P. Carson
Sec'ty of State
Republic of Texas
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