The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 2 Page: 81
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Laws of the Republic of Texas.
Authorizing the Auditor to discharge certain duties.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
of the Republic of Texas in Congress assembled, That the
auditor be, and he is hereby required to audit the account of any
county surveyor for work executed for the Republic, agreeably to
law: Provided, That the claimant shall present the certificate of
the Commissioner of the General Land Office, that the work for
which pay is demanded has been properly executed, and that the
Republic is thereby justly indebted to the claimant in that amount.
Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That all accounts audited under
the provisions of the first section of this act, shall be paid in promissory
Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That the auditor is hereby directed
to audit and the treasurer to pay all county surveyors for making
complete or connected plats of their respective counties, such
amount as the Board of Land Commissioners for the counties in
which they reside, shall deem a proper compensation for making
said map: Provided, The Commissioner General of the Land Office
shall approve the same, both as to the execution of the work and
the amount of remuneration; and all such certificates shall be
sufficient voucher for the action of the auditor.
JOHN M. HANSFORD,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
DAVID G. BURNET,
President of the Senate.
Approved, January 23, 1839.
MIRABEAU B. LAMAR.
Entitled an act to compel all Government Officers to receive the
Promissory notes of the Government for all dues that may accrue
to them in the discharge of the duties of their Office.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
of the Republic of Texas in Congress assembled, That from
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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/m1/85/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .