The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 1 Page: 277
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Laws and Decrees of Coahuila and Texas. 167
DECREE No. 159.
The Congress of the. State of Coahuila and Texas has thought proper
Letter of citizenship is hereby granted to James Bowie, on the supposition
that he can accomplish the establishment of cotton and woolen
stuffs, which he oflers to place in the state.
For its fulfilment, the Governor of the State shall cause it to be
printed, published, and circulated.
Given in the city of Leona Vicario on the 30th September, 1830.
RAMION GARCIA ROJAS, D. President.
MARIANO GARCIA, D. S.
VICENTE VALDES, D. S. S.
Wherefore I command it to be printed, published, circulated and duly
Leona Aicario, October 5th, 1830.
RAFAEL ECA Y MUZQUIZ.
SANTIAGO DEL VA_LLE, Secretary.
Executive Department of the State of f
Coahuila and Texas.
The Governor of the State of Coahuila and Texas, to all the inhabitants
thereof: Be it known, that the congress of said state has decreed
DECREE No. 160.
The Congress of the State of Coahuila and Texas has thought proper
Arn. 1. The establishment is hereby granted, of a company for manufacturinig
cotton and woollen stuffs in the department of Monclova, to
be styled the (7Coauila iMJanufacturig Companvy.
ArT. 2. The companies' actire capital shall not exceed the sum of
one million of dollars, divided into two thousand shares, of five hundred
AnP. 3. The empresario shall open a book of subscription for the
ART. 4. As soon as there are subscribers for one thousand shares at
the least, the empresario shall advertise, calling a meeting of all the
shareholders, and from among those present, a president and seven directors
of the company shall be chosen by majority of vote.
ARrT. 5. The president and directors mentioned in the preceding
article shall cliseharge the duties of their stations one year from the time
of their election.
AnT. 6. The president and directors, thirty days previous to the expiration
of their term, shall call a general meeting of the shareholders
to choose their successors; and the president and directors shall be
chosen every year in like manner.
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