The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 2 Page: 12
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Laws of the Republic of Texas.
gio, San Patricio and Bexar, now actually residing in those counties,
and those citizens of said counties who have been carried captive
by the enemy, and those citizens of said counties who have
been compelled by the incursions of the Mexicans and Indians to
abandon their homes be, and they are hereby exempted from direct
taxation, from the date of the passage of the law to raise a revenue
by direct taxation, up to the first of January, eighteen hundred and
thirty-nine. Provided, That this law shall not exempt from taxation,
more than one league and labor of land, belonging to the
same individual, nor any other species of property.
Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That this law shall not be so construed
as to exempt from direct taxation any person or persons who
are not actually residing in one of the before mentioned counties,
widows and orphans excepted.
JOHN 3M. HANSFORD,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
DAVID G. BURNET,
President of the Senate.
Approved, December 21, 183S.
MIRABEAU B. LAMAR.
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.ban' s. certain P'3 -i Ro.ute thierein ianied.
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the Republic of r'e-, iln 'Olln:cS i-aesi'R T hat the .iresei..
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Cincinnati, be so clisngei: , i.' e af-!er leavrijg Cincirnnati, it pass 1)the
way of Mnsti-ag Prairie Pos.t )Offie, licence to Orocke4tt. B'ouston
county, thence to intersect the pr3esent Route at William.s, on
the Neches river.
JOIt-TR Mf. ANSFORD.
Speakel r of t'-i T-irlse of Representatives.
DA.ITD G. BTRNET,
President of the Senate.
Aplproved, December 21. ]838.
MTl ABEiATl' B. LAMAR.
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