The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 45, July 1941 - April, 1942 Page: 256
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
tion, there is no way of telling. Austin gave the number as
fifty, perhaps using a round number.4
A translation of the constitution into Spanish is preserved in
manuscript in the Gomez Farias Papers of the Genaro Garcia
Collection in The University of Texas. The manuscript consists
of twenty-one folios and the principal parts were copied by four
different scribes. The translation is written on paper bearing
the official head of Primera Secretaria de Estado. Departamento
del Esterior. With one exception, the names at the end of the
Spanish copy are the same as those at the end of the printed
copy, the exception being the name of William English, which
is omitted in the translation.
The arrangment of the names in two columns and the sequence
of the names in each column are identical in the two lists. The
list at the end of the printed copy appears below. The arrange-
ment and the spelling of the printed copy has been followed.
William H. Wharton,
Member and President of the Convention.
John P. Coles,
Thomas S. Saul,
Joseph B. Chance,
David G. Burnett,
J. G. Wright,
Jared E. Groce,
George W. Davis,
Green De Witt,
Phillip A. Sublett,
A. E. C. Johnson,
Stephen F. Slaughter,
Patrick C. Jack,
Gail Borden, Jr.,
James B. Miller,
Thomas J. Gazley,
James C. Neill,
James J. Ross,
The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, VIII, 240.
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