Laws of the Republic of Texas, in two volumes. Volume 02. Page: 72
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employ such additional counsel as in his opinion he may deef
proper; the expenses of which shall not exceed one thousand
dollars in each case.
Sec. 29. Be it further enacted, That every volunteer who
arrived in this republic after the 2nd day of March, 1836, and
before the 1st of August, 18361 and has received or may hereafter
receive an honorable discharge and has taken the oath pre-.
scribed by the constitution, or who may have died, shall receive
the quantity of land by this act secured to original colo~
,ists.-^Provided, that the priority of location mentioned in the
thirty-eighth section of this act shall be adhered to; and further
provided, that none but the person who served, or his heirs, shall
be entitled to the benefit of this provisions and all augmentation
shall accrue to the original claimants, and not to the person to
whom it may have been transferred; provided, no person who is
entitled to the benefit of the first part of this section of this act,
shall be entitled to the benefits of the latter part of the same;
ever; person who has arrived in this republic since the declaration
of independence5 and previous to the 1st of October,
1837, who is a free white person and the head of a family, and
who actually resides within the government with his family, shall
be entitled to a conditioned grant of twelve hundred and eight
ty acres of land, by paying the fees of office and of surveying:
The conditions of said grant shall be that both grantee and his
or her family shall remain and reside within this republic, and
do and perform all the duties required of otherlike citizens, for
the term of three years; after which time, he or she shall re'ceive
an unconditional deed for said land; and in no case whatever
shall a grant of that description be made unless it be satisfactorily
proven that all the conditions and provisions of the law
have been complied with. And all single free white men who
have emigrated to this republic since the declaration of Independence,
and previous to the ist of October, 1837, shall be entitled
to six hundred and forty acres of land, and if they married
before the 1st day of October, 1837, they shaJl be entitledto an
additional quantity of six hundred and forty acres of land upon
the same conditions as above named, and all laws contraryto
the meaning and provisions of this section are hereby repealed.
$B30. 30. tBk it further enacted Th.tall officers and soQl
diers who engaged in the service of Texas previous too.the 1st
'of March, 18837, Whose families are; now here or may arrive
within twelve monthsdfoa Weth .dt of their discharge, shall be
3ititled to; tMhe adne qWti1a #y4nd as tlhwy wP4- W t h eea
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