Evacuation of Texas : translation of the Representation addressed to the supreme government / by Vicente Filisola, in defence of his honor, and explanation of his operations as commander-in-chief of the army against Texas. Page: 20 of 72
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ought to have a further support in them td my measures; and il
ftace of what the supreme government recommennds to me on the
15th May, respecting the preservation of tle life of the president,
witout other restriction than the acknowledgementof the
iudeipedence of Texas, and even this prudently, asimay be seen
in tteir communication, how can my conduct he condemned,
except upon thd false impressi0n that I could give battle and
conquer the enemy after the unfortunate day of the 2lst April?
On this point, sir,allow me to observe, that the charges necessary
for fornmibg a trial with respect to my military and political conduct
ere not collected, when both one and the other were condehnied
with so much bittcrmess
ih the official communications
published in the journal df the geirsment.
Fifth. That itis 1hS a1i.t tob the first charge
I hve already ma: Ri wat Iight: say he d i-n reppect
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Filísola, Vicente. Evacuation of Texas : translation of the Representation addressed to the supreme government / by Vicente Filisola, in defence of his honor, and explanation of his operations as commander-in-chief of the army against Texas., book, 1837; Columbia, [Tex.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6110/m1/20/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .