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: 60 of 72
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or which should have taken refuge in said army from the commencement
of the last invasion, shall be returned to the commander
of,tfle Texian forces, or to the persons that should be
named by the government of Texas in order to receive it.
ART. 6th. The troops of both belligerent armies, shall not
be placed in contact, and for this end the Texian general shall
take care that between the two encampments, a distance shall
intervene of five leagues at least.
ART. 7th. The Mexican army shall not delay any more
in their march than that necessary to take off their hospitals,
trains, that they may
remain obligated as far as appertains to them; and being mutually
agreed, may arrange the speedy and due execution of tile
ART. 9th. That all the Texian prisoners at this time in the
power of the Mexican army, or in that of any of the authorities of
the government of Mexico, be immediately placed at liberty, and
passports given to them, so that they may return to their homes; it
being the duty on the part of the government of'exas, also to place
at liberty a corresponding number of Mexican prisoners, of the
same rank and station; and to treat the remainder of said Mexican
prisoners which may remain in the power of the government
of Texas, with all due humanity; charging the government of
Mexico for the expenses caused in their behalf, when any extra
convenience should be afforded them.
ART. 10th. General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, shall
be sent to Vera truz as soon as may be thought proper.
And for its fulfilment and consequent effects, the contracting
parties sign it by duplicate in. the port of Velasco, on the
14th May 1836. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, David G. Buret,
J. Collinsworth, secretary of state, Bailey Hardiman, secretary
of treasury, P. . Grayson, attorney general.
Rivulet of Mugerero, on the 26th day of the month of May,
of the current year, Benjamin F. Smith, colonel in the army of
Texas, Henry Teal, captain in the same, having presented themselves
in the tent of his excellency, Vicente Filisola, generalin-chief
of the Mexican army of operations; the said gentlemen
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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/m1/60/?rotate=90: accessed June 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .