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: 33 of 227
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of the savage. And, having accomplished all this, the
Government was about to deprive them of that for which
they had labored and suffered: the inevitable conse.
quence of forbidding the farther emigration of their
countrymen to Texas.
This law was suspended in its operation, but never
revoked. That it was enacted from mere caprice,
without any cause, it would be doing the Government
of Mexico injustice to suppose. Its Colonization Laws
were doubtless, to some extent, evaded and violated by
North Americans, but this was mostly, if not entirely,
on the part of non-residents in Texas. If, therefore, the
Government had been disposed to act justly, and pro.
tect, instead of oppressing, its subjects, it would have
enforced its laws against those who had violated them,
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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/m1/33/: accessed June 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .