[Oath of Service in the Western Frontier of Texas]

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Oath of military service in the Western Frontier of Texas during an invasion by Mexico. The oath was made by H. M. Watkins and B. N. Robinson and certified that Private [Juno] D. Banton[deco], deceased, served under General Vasquez. John Davidson, the county clerk, served as a witness to the oath and added his seal of office to the paper.

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[1] p. ; 22 x 20 cm.

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Walker County (Tex.) June 20, 1854.

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Oath of military service in the Western Frontier of Texas during an invasion by Mexico. The oath was made by H. M. Watkins and B. N. Robinson and certified that Private [Juno] D. Banton[deco], deceased, served under General Vasquez. John Davidson, the county clerk, served as a witness to the oath and added his seal of office to the paper.

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[1] p. ; 22 x 20 cm.

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Walker County (Tex.). [Oath of Service in the Western Frontier of Texas], text, June 20, 1854; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255626/: accessed July 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.