[Letter from Zavala to Prest/Cabinet] April 20th 1836 Page: 1 of 2 (Transcription)

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To the President
and Cabinet
of the Republic of Texas

Gent. (Gentlemen)
Persuaded that my presence in the cabinet
at present will be of but little service and that I can
better employ my time in other services of my country
I be leave to tender my resignation as Vice President
of the Republic for reasons which I will explain to
Congress and the Nation.
With sentiments of the highest esteem
I am your obt sevt (obedient servant)

Lorenzo de Zavala

Creyendo de poco utilidad (mis) servicio (el)
al pays en el actual gabinete de la República
de Texas, sirvanse V.V. admitirla
dimisión que hago de la vice presidencia
por la varones que esponder al congreso
y á la nacion.

con las sentimiendos de mas

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de Zavala, Lorenzo. [Letter from Zavala to Prest/Cabinet] April 20th 1836, letter, April 20, 1836; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3387/m1/1/transcription/: accessed February 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Library and Archives Commission.