The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 2 Page: 6
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Laws of the Republic of Texas.
Entitled an Act to authorize the Judge of the first Judicial District
to hold a Special Term of the District Court in the County of
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
of the Republic of Texas in Congress assembled, That the
Judge of the first Judicial District be, and he is hereby authorized
and required to hold a Special Term of the District Court in and
for the County of San Augustine, on the first Monday in January
eighteen hundred and thirty-nine, for the purpose of trying the
prisoners now in the jail of said County, arrested and imprisoned
upon the charge of High Treason.
Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the Judge of the District
Court aforesaid be, and he is hereby authorized and required, to
order the summoning of a Jury of Talesmen, by the proper Officer
for the trial of salid prisoners: Provided, that nothing in this act
shall be so construed Ias to aui i.oz 'i e te e Judge of the District Court
to force a trial of said prison(-;r, , un:,,s t;.e ProsecuiliffnS :'i<.o'u
on the part of the -Repu-nlic shaii be -. ..' fori the saioe.
Tf iN B,. IHAIN'S 'RD
Spea er o
th' .i ense of 'Representaives.
-:S TEY. EVERJ'ITT,
!?t:e; d'!;: pro i-em. of tie .Sena,te.
Approved, Novem?iber I7, .'?S1
Authorizing th3 President to renew the lease of 'lte Capitoi.
Resolved by tl+h Senate an;d Housle of hRepresent?atives oi the
Republic of Tex.as in Congres ascsrubli., Tlhat trhe Presi
;-nd he is hereby aont,erised anit ire-"ired. . t eo re ew th e lease of the
Capitol for the en?'suii;i yeart comme'!nchiii g oat tile expiratwit,n of the
last year's leas,, to xvi: the t.ve cr-n--ifti d !
07 SptemLber. 1838:
and that five thonsml.d oliar' i,. andi are lh[reby appropriated foe
JOTICS . ' tA\S8FORD,
Spealer of tlk Ho--se of Reprc-seltat-.e,
S. F VE.NITT,
President pro --'-,. .f
SAM f HOUJSTON'.
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