The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 1 Page: 483
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Proceedings of the Convention of Texas.
AWhereupon, the following persons were appointed to compose said
Jonas Harison, William McFarland, William English, Philip Sublett,
Jacob Garrett, Charles S. Taylor, Benjamin Holt, Wyatt Hanks, Fredericlk
'oye, Elijah Isaacs.
On motion, P. C. Jack., and James Alorgan were added.
On motion of Mr. Hensley, it was resolved, that five members be appointed
a committee, to inquire into the Indian affairs of Texas; and fix
on some plan for the protection of the frontiers.
Whereupon, the following persons were appointed to form said committee:
William t. Hensley, Samuel Looney, Nestor Clay, C. Stinnett, Jesse
On motion of John Austin, it was resolved, that a committee of five be
appointed, to report the best mode to regulate the Custom-House affairs
in Texas, until said offices are filled, and regulated by the General Government-and
also to report that the Tariff be observed, until the Government
shall direct the reorganization of the Custom-House Establishment.
Whereupon, the following persons were appointed to compose that
John Austin, Nestor Cla,y William McFarland, Wyly Mlartin, George
On motion of Mr. Lesassier, it was resolved, that a committee of five be
appointed to petition the State Government for a donation of land to
Texas:for the purpose of creating a School Fund, to provide for the future
establishment of Primary Schools-and report to this Convention in a
Whereupon, the following persons were apointed to form said committee:
Luke Lesassier, William McFarland, William Menifee, Samuel Bruff,
iMr. Dinsmore introduced a resolution, to take into consideration the
propriety of Texas' petitioning for a separate State Government-which
was laid on the table.-Leave was obtained by Mr. Dinsmore to withdraw
On motion, the Convention adjourned until Wednesday, 11 o'clock,
WEDNESDAY, October 3.
The Convention met agreeably to adjournment.
On motion of Mr. MIcFarland. it was resolved. that a committee. composed
of two members from each district, be appointed, to roport the expediency
or inexpedieney of petitioning for a State Government; and that
they be authorized to report such petition, or otherw-ise.
On motion of Mr. Clay, the Yeas and Nays were called for. on the foregoing
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