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: 92 of 227
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had effected a loan in New Orleans to the amount of
$200,000, and that a farther loan of $50,000 was in
progress; that, in their opinion, the willingness of the
citizens of New Orleans to contribute large sums of
money to aid the people of Texas, and the interest
manifested in their behalf on the part of the citizens
of the United States generally, left no doubt as to the
course which Texas ought to pursue; that to contend
longer for the Constitution of 1824, would do her no
good, but-much harm, inasmuch as it would prevent
many from joining her standard who could render her
most efficient service; and that, for these reasons, they,
the Commissioners, recommended an immediate Declaration
On the 18th of February, according to the act of the
Provisional Government, the delegates to the General
Convention were elected, and clothed with plenary
powers. They were to assemble on the 1st day of
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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/m1/92/: accessed May 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .