The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 2 Page: 70
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Laws of the Republic of Texas.
For the relief of the Heirs of David Thomas.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
of the Republic of Texas in Congress assembled, That the second
auditor be, and he is hereby authorized and required to audit
the claim of David Thomas as a member of the General Convention
in the year of eighteen hundred and thirty-six.
Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the said auditor be required
to audit the claim of the said David Thomas as Attorney General
for the term of time he served as such.
Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That the secretary of war be authorized
to issue to the legal representatives of said David Thomas,
the quantity of land scrip to which he is justly entitled.
Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the secretary of the treasury
be authorized to pay the legal representatives of said David
Thomas, in the promissory notes of the Government, the amount
of his claims.
JOHN M. HANSFORD,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
DAVID G. BURNET,
President of the Senate.
Approved, January 23, 1839.
MIIRABEAU B. LAMAR.
A JOINT RESOLUTION
To legalize certain acts therein named.
Sec. 1. Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives
of the Republic of Texas in Congress assembled,
That all the acts and doings of legal adjudication, which have
been done at the town of Nashville in Milam county, and are
required to be done at the county seat, shall remain and 'be as legal
and valid in law as though they had been transacted at the county
seat of said county.
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