The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 1 Page: 480
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6Proceedings of the Convention of Texas.
FROM THE DISTRICT OF GONZALES:
Henry S. Brown, C. Stinnett.
FROM THE DISTRICT OF IILL CREEK:
John Connell, Samuel C. Douglass.
FROM THE DISTRICT OF NACOGDOCHES:
Charles S. Taylor, Thomas Hastings.
FROM THE DISTRICT OF AYISH BAYOU:
Philip Sublett, Donald McDonald, William McFarland, Wyatt Hanks,
FROM THE DISTRICT OF SNOW RIVER:
Thomas D. Beauchamp, Elijah Isaacs, Samuel Looney, James Looney.
FROM THE DISTRICT OF SABINE:
Benjamin Holt, Absalom Hier, Jesse Parker.
FROM THE DISTRICT OF TENNEHAW:
William English, Frederick Foye, George Butler, John M. Bradly,
FROM THE DISTRICT OF LIBERTY:
Patrick C. Jack, Claiburn West, James Morgan.
The Convention was called to order by JOIN AUSTIN, Esq. 2nd Alcalde,
and addressed, in the name of the First and Second Alcaldes, as follows:
Gentlemen of fthe (Coulvention :-The invitation for the Convention having
been marle by the Alcaldes of this Municipality-it may perhaps be
expected that we should present to the Convention, the reasons which
influenced us to make such a request.
THE REASOrNS ARE THESE:
1st. The Revolution which commenced at Vera Cruz, on the 2d January
last, under the command of Gen. Santa Ana, reached this remote
section of the Nation, and movements of a warlike character have taken
place-the consequence of which has been, that the Military Garrisons
have all been compelled to quit the Country. These movements have
been greatly misrepresented by the enemies of Texas, and have been attributed
to objects entirely different from the true ones. It was, there(480)
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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/m1/488/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .