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: 23 of 227
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the Council of Government, which he took into his
On the 1st of January, 1835, a new Congress met.
Contrary pronunciamentos, petitions, and protests, were
sent in by the military and the people. Those of the
latter were disregarded, and their authors persecuted;
those of the former received as the voice of the nation.
The Vice.President, Gomez Ferias, was deposed, and
Gen. Barragan elected in his place. In April, Alvarez,
Governor of Zacatecas, revolted against the acts of the
Congress, which, under Santa Anna and the church,
was issuing decrees subversive of the Republic, and
preparing the way for a despotic Government. In May,
the hopes of the Federal party were nearly extinguished
by a-victory gained by Santa Anna over Alvarez.
Gutirez and Victoria took the field against the victor,
but the latter was invariably successful. In June the
plan of Toluca was adopted and published, by which
the Government became Central and consolidated.
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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/m1/23/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .