The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 2 Page: 1,225
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NINTH CONGRESS-REPUBLIC OF TEXAS.
Giving the consent of the existing Government to the
annexation of Texas to the United States.
Whereas, the Government of the United States hath Preamble.
proposed the following terms, guarantees, and conditions,
on which the people and territory of the Republic
of Texas may be erected into a new State, to
be called the State of Texas, and admitted as one of
the States of the American Union, to wit:
"Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives
of the United States of America in Congress as
sembled, That Congress doth consent that the territory Congress given
included within, and rightfully belonging to tion of Texas
the Republic of Texas, may be erected into a new asa state
State, to be called the State of Texas, with a republican
form of Government, to be adopted by the people of
said Republic, by deputies in Convention assembled,
with the consent of the existing Government, in order
that the same may be admitted as one of the States of
"2. And be it further resolved, That the foregoing Conditions and
consent of Congress is given upon the following condi
tions, and with the following guarantees, to wit:
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 2, book, 1898; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6726/m1/1229/: accessed November 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .