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Laws of the Republic of Texas.
Appointing Commissioners to view and mark out a road from
Bastrop to Red River.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
of the Republic of Texas in Congres assembled, That
R. B. Craft, William Barton, and Captain Lynch, be,
and they are hereby appointed Commissioners to view and
mark out a road from Bastrop on the Colorado river, to
the Trinity river, at or near the uper Three Forks, and
that Baily English, Robert Sloan, and Levi M. Rice be, and
Lhey are hereby appointed Commissioners to view and mark OUt
a road from the point on Trinity, at or near the upper Three
Forks thereof, so as to intersect with the road marked out from
that point to Bastrop on the Colorado river, to some point on
Red river not below the Spanish Bluffs, nor above the Cross
Timbers, and it shall be the duty of the said two appointments
of Commissioners to confer with each other and fix on the time
at which they will meet, at or near the Three Forks of Trinity,
so as to depart from the same point (or agree on the point) at
which said road shall cross Trinity river, and it shall be the duty
of said Commissioners to report to Congress at the next session.
and shall be entitled to three dollars per day for said services,
out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated;
Provided, however, that they shall not be paid for more than
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MIRABEAU B. LAMAR,
President of the Senate.
Approved, May 26, 1838.
For the Relief of John Murray.
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
Republic of Texas in Congress assembled, That the Treasurer
of this republic be, and he is hereby authorized and
required to pay Capt. John Murray, with the promissory
notes of the Government, the sum of two thousand one
( 1523 )
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