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: 219 of 227
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They are by no means of opinion, while making their own feel.
ings their standard, that the whole of Texas, generally, cherish a
hostile disposition to Mexicans or the Mexican Government, when
administered on its constitutional principles.
They are voluntary citizens of the same Republic; have sworn
to support the same Constitution; and are, by inclination and inte.
rest, as well as the most solemn obiigation, bound to cherish and
sustain the liberal and free institutions of this Republic.
In the present confused state of things, they can devise no better
mode of meeting the exigencies of the times, than by an assemblage
of delegates from each Municipality, at San Felippe, or
some other central place, whose duty it shall be to act in council
for the people, and in concert with the Executive power still ex,
isting in Texas, in providing for the general welfare of a misrepre.
sented, but a determined people.
To effect which object, this meeting appointed a Committee of
Address, with instructions to submit its views to the Committee of
Safety, for revisal and approbation; and that the said Committee
should send a copy to the Ayuntamiento of each Municipality in
the Department of Brazos, requesting their co-operation in the
plan of sending delegates, as we have before suggested, and their
union in the common objects of safety and general defence of our
HENRY P. HILL,
THOMAS J. GAZLEY,
Committee of Address.
No. 5.-Inventory of Military Stores delivered in conformity
with the Capitulation entered into on the 11th of December,
1835, between General Martin Perfecto de Cos, of the Perma.
nent Troops, and General Edward Burleson, of the Colonial
Troops of Texas.
30 useless muskets, 5 boxes ammunition, 4 drums, 4 boxes with
66 hats and 49 blankets of the company of Lancers, 1 bale with 12
dozen blankets, 1 four-pound cannon, mounted, 1 chinesco, 2 trampets,
2 clarions, 1 large clarion, 2 cymbals.
IN THE ALAMO.
2 four-pound cannon, mounted, 1 small brass do., 1 four-pound
field.piece, 1 do. three-pounder, complete, 1 rammer, 1 cannon, four.
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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/m1/219/?rotate=270: accessed May 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .