The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 2 Page: 78
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Laws of the Republic of Texas.
To provide for the raising of three Companies of MIounted Volunteers
for frontier service against the hostile Indians.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
of the Republic of Texas in Congress assembled, That the
President be, and he is hereby authorized to accept the services
of three companies of mounted volunteers for immediate active
service, on the frontiers of Bastrop, Robertson and Mlilam counties,
for the term of six months, unless sooner discharged, to be
mounted and armed and equipped at their own expense, each company
to consist of one captain, one first lieutenant, one second lieutenant,
three sergeants and fifty-three privates; the men composing
each company will elect the officers of the company, and the officers
and men of said companies will elect a major to command them.
Sec. 2. Be it further resolved, That the said companies shall
be allowed the same pay, except the bounty of land, as is granted
by the law defining the pay of mounted riflemen in the ranging
service, approved 10th December, 1836.
Sec. 3. Be it further resolved, That upon the receipt of the
final muster rolls at the War Department, after the discharge of
said companies, the President be authorized to order their payment
out of any money that may be in the treasury not otherwise
JOHN M. HANSFORD,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
DAVID G. BUP NTJ T,
President of the Senate.
Approved, January 23, 1839.
MIRABEAU B. LAMAR.
A JOINT RESOLUTION
Providing for the printing of the Rules and Regulations of the
army of this Republic.
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
Republic of Texas in Congress assembled. That one thousand copies
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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/m1/82/: accessed July 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .