The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 2 Page: 15
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Laws of the Republic of Texas.
form as the Directors of said Company shall prescribe; and said
Company shall at all times have a lien upon all the stock or property
of the members of said Company, invested therein for all debts
due from them to said Company.
Sec. 11. Be it further enacted, That this act of incorporation
shall be and continue in force, for the term of twenty years from
and after its passage.
Sec. 12. Be it further enacted, That nothing in this act shall be
so construed as to authorise banking privileges in any form whatever.
And if the Company should in any way attempt banking operations,
this Charter shall be forfeited.
JOHN M. HANSFORD,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
DAVID G. BURNETT,
President of the Senate.
Approved, December 21, 1838.
MIRABEAU B. LAMAR.
"Entitled an act" to provide for the protection of the Northern
and Western Frontier.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
of the Republic of Texas in Congress assembled, That a regiment
of men be, and the same is hereby created for the protection
of the northern and western frontier, which regiment shall be composed
of eight hundred and forty rank and file, to be devided into
fifteen companies, consisting of fifty-six men each, and that there
shall be attached to each company, one captain, one first lieutenant
and one second lieutenant.
Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the term of service of said
men shall be for three years. unless sooner discharged, who shall
be allowed for their services the sum of sixteen dollars per month,
and also a bounty of thirty dollars to each recruit, to be paid him
at the time of his enlistment. and such further compensation as
may be hereafter provided for in this bill.
Sec. 3. Be it further enacted. That the regiment shall be
divided into eight detachments. and shall be stationed as fol(
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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/m1/19/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .