History of the revolution in Texas, particularly of the war of 1835 & '36; together with the latest geographical, topographical, and statistical accounts of the country, from the most authentic sources. Also, an appendix. By the Rev. C. Newell. Page: 18 of 227
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marched out of the city at the head of all the troops he
could collect, and occupied a station at Istapaluca.
But, finding that he could not rely upon his troops, and
that the force marching against him from Puebla greatly
exceeded his own, and was daily augmenting, he
consented to a cessation of hostilities, and Commissioners
were appointed to treat. The Commissioners met,
and agreed, in substance, that the Emperor should retire
to Tacubaya; that Congress should be convened
as soon as practicable, and that all parties should submit
to whatever it might dictate; that neither party
should have troops in the capital; and that the necessary
guards to keep order should be at the disposal of
the civil authorities until the meeting of Congress.
That body convened on the 29th of March, and decided
that the Sovereign Constituent Congress of Mexico
was in legal session, and that its deliberations were
free from restraint; that the Executive power, which
had existed since the 19th of May, 1822, had ceased.
On the 31st, Congress decreed that the Executive power
of the nation should be provisionally deposited in a
body to be styled the Supreme Executive Power, to be
composed of three individuals. On the same day
Nicholas Bravo, Guadalupe Victoria, and Pedro Celestino
Negrette, were chosen the Executive Power. A
re-organization of the Government took place. On the
8th of April, Congress decreed that the coronation of
Iturbide was an act of violence and force, and was null;
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Newell, Chester. History of the revolution in Texas, particularly of the war of 1835 & '36; together with the latest geographical, topographical, and statistical accounts of the country, from the most authentic sources. Also, an appendix. By the Rev. C. Newell., book, 1838; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6109/m1/18/: accessed January 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .