The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 1 Page: 722
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Proceedings of the General Council.
in charge to grand juries throughout Texas, and the Governor be and he
is hereby required to have this ordinance and decree inserted three times
in the New Orleans Bulletin.
The above report being read was adopted, and the ordinance and decree
was read the first time, and ordered to a second reading to-morrow.
Mr. Royall made a statement lespecting the intention of the Creeks
to emigrate to this country; when on motion, the committee on state and
judiciary, were instructed to report instructions to our agents to the
United States, on the subject.
On motion, the House preceeded to the election of captain of cavalry
in place of John York, who declined accepting. When William G. Hill
was duly elected captain of cavalry.
The house then proceeded to elect a first lieutenant of cavalry in the
place of W. G. Hill, promoted. When MIcKinlock Simmons was duly
elected first lieutenant of cavalry.
On motion of Mr. Barrett, Messrs. Royall, Clements and McMulllen,
were appointed a committee to act in conjunction with the Governor,
in procuring the attendance of absent members.
Mr. D. Parker presented his resignation as a member of this Council,
which was accepted, and the thanks of the House voted to Mlr. Parker,
for his constant attention and devotion to the interests of his country
as a member of this Council.
Mr. Clements submitted a communication from Mr. Caldwell, of Gonzales,
which was read and referred to the committee on state and jadiciary.
The President submitted a letter from Thomas F. MciKinney, respecting
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