Laws of the Republic of Texas, in two volumes. Volume 01. Page: 268
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shall be applied as follows, to wit: one half to be applied to
the purchase of arms, munitions of war, clothing and pay for
the army, one fourth for the navy, and one fourth shall be paid
into the treasury of the republic to be paid out only for the redemption
of the promissory notes of tle government contemplated
to be issued by a law previously passed by this congress.
SEC 4. Be it further enacted, That the the secretary of
treasury shall cause the aforesaid sale to be published for three
months previous to the day of sale in New Orleans, Mobile.
Charleston, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Nashville
ai(l Louisville, Ky., papers.
SEC. 5. Be it further enacted, That the secretary of the
treasury be authorized to pay the expenses of surveying, advertising
and sale, out of the first money received from the salas
SEC. 6. Be it further enacted, That if any persons who
shall purchase any of the aforesaid lots or lands, shall fail to
make payment of the several instalments in conformity with this
act, he or they shall forfeit all such sums as they may have previously
paid, and the lots and lands purchased by such defaulter
shall revert to the government of this republic.
B. T. ARCHER,
Speaker of the house of representatives,
President pro tem. of the Senate.
Approved, June 12, 1837.
Concerning Major General Thomas Jefferson Chambers.
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
republic of Texas, in Congress assembled, That the thanks of congress
be tendered to General Chambers for the zeal and ability
with which he has defended and sustained the cause of Texas,
and the efficient manner in which he has dischargedlthe duties
imposed upon him by his commission, in sending to her aid men,
arms and supplies by a sacrifice of his private fortune.
2nd. Resolved, That the auditorial department be authorised
and required to settle with Major General Thimas Jefer
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