The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 1 Page: 451
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Constitution of Coaliuila and Texas.
AInT. 208. No pay that has not been for covering expense approved by
,congress, or by special order of the governor shall be allowed the treasurer
ART. 209. The business rooms of the state revenue shall be regulated
by particular instructions.
ART. 210. Congress shall choose three individuals every year from
within or without its own body, to examine the accounts of the state
trea,sury, and afterwards to present or communicate the same, accompanied
by their report to congress for approval. Said approval, or the resolution
that should be adopted by congress shall be published and circulated
to the Ayuntamientos, in order that they may publish and circulate
the same in their districts.
Cizvic Mil'itia of /th State.
ART. 211. Corps of civic militia shall be established in all the towns
of the state, and the said corps shall compose the military force of the
ApT. 212. The formation of said corps, their organization, discipline,
and internal government, shall be regulated by congress in conformity to
the provision umade on the subject by the general laws of the republic.
ART. 213. Congress shall regulate the service of said militia, so that
while it is adapted to the purposes of its institution and to the best inter-ests
of the state, it may be as little onerous as possible to the citizens.
ART. 214. No Coahuil-Te.rano can decline lending said service when
required by law, and in the manner it provides.
ART. 215. In all the towns of the state a suitable number of primary
schools shall be established, wherein shall be taught reading, writing,
arithmetic, the catechism of the christian religion, a brief and simple explanation
of this constitution, and that of the republic. the rights and
duties of man in society, and whatever else may conduce the better edu,cation
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 1, book, 1898; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5872/m1/459/: accessed July 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .