The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 2 Page: 62
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Lavws of the Republic of Texas.
Sec. 8. Be it further enacted, That all persons, aliens not excepted,
shall have the privilege of purchasing and holding the
same; and the President is authorized to issue patents to them,
so soon as the last instalment shall have been paid.
Sec. 9. Be it further enacted, That the town contemplated by
this act shall be known by the name of the town Calhoun.
JOHN M. HANSFORD,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
DAVID G. BTJRNET,
President of the Senate.
Approved, January 21, 1839.
MIRABEAU B. LAMlAR.
Supplementary to an act entitled an act to authorize the President
to negotiate a loan upon the Bonds of the Government,
not exceeding five millions of dollars.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
of the Republic of Texas in Congress assembled, That the
President of this Republic be authorized by his letters patent to
empower the commissioners, appointed to negotiate a loan under
the authority of an act, passed the sixteenth May, eighteen hundred
and thirty-eight, entitled "an act to authorize the President
to negotiate a loan on the bonds of the Government, not exceeding
five millions of Dollars," to affix the seal of this Republic .o
any bond or bonds or certificates of stock they may issue, sell or
negotiate, by virtue or under the authority of said act.
Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That in the event of a loan
being obtained, either for the whole sum of five millions of
dollars or for any part thereof, it shall be the duty of the lender
or lenders, to deposit the sum for which they have contracted
in the Bank of England, if the loan be negotiated in
England, and in like manner the deposite to be made by the
lender or lenders in the Bank of the United States of Pennsylvania
for all such sums of money contracted to be loaned
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