The Texas Republican. (Brazoria, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 46, Ed. 1, Saturday, July 18, 1835 Page: 1 of 4
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BllAZGliJA SA'iUKUAY J&LY.1S 1835.
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THE REPUBLICAN IS PRINTED
A n1 will hp minted every Sat-
lirdav at 5 "er annum if paid
tVi onrl of six months. Or
$7 if not paid until me e.xpi
;nn f thp vear
No discontinuance will be
allowed except ai luu -
thT"ve.a una not tUen umn
-.11 nnrnitpsure oaiu.
all aTrearu-iCB uif j-i n
AHvnrtisernentS of eight linel people ofthe Jurisdiction of Columbia
AU 1U ' c tl. Hrst iner- in order shat no Misconception i a. ev-
Or-Under 1 lOripe ..er ans0 relative to their liens iuvs
- i kir W nncc lor
lion aim hum ."-- r-
cach continuance longer ones
in proportion N advertise-
ment will be withdrawn until
paid for but .will be continued
at the expense of the adverti-
0 All communications ol
a personal nature will be char-
ged for the same as advertise-
THE undersigned being appointed
Pilcrt by the Illustrious Avunta-
nuentu ol theJurisdiclion of Columbia
for the Bar of the Brazos takes this
r.nrrtunitv of informing all whom it
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ptthe following rules: In all cases'
en vessels approach tho Har if I
concern mai u s ".'
prudent they vill be boarrted 11 noi
observe the following signa's: The
. . " . 1 . . .
loo at the Staff at hih watRr; & in
Irossing the Bar bringing tvo white
rinM with a red Ball in each in a
range; should it not be possible tb board
a Vessel' and not prudent for a Vessel
to attempt to cross the liar the Mexi-
can Flag will he hoisted half mast
and under no circumstances will the
F. J. HASKINS. Branch Pilot.
Telasco May 9th 1835.
P. S.'The uudetsigtied has provided
i two subsiatitial Boats i$af"ll crew
and is determined to use overy exertion
in the discharge of his duties.
ALL persons htrving claims
aniinst the estate of John
Austindec'd. will present them
to the undersigned for settle-
ment; and all those indebted
to said estate will make pay-
ment to hi in and no other
T. F. L. PARROTT.
MR. JOHN A.1V HAitTON is my
lawlul Agent dunn j absence
to the United States.
a'25.34 W. B. SWENY.
LEAGUE & AINSWORTH
(formerly Attor-neys at Law)
being a second time "choaked
off5' from the practice of their
profession beg leave to in form
their friends that they have
modelled their jaw Office into
a Barbers Shop and having a
plentiful supply of cissors &
Razors are prepared to ex-
ecute all work in theliue of their
new calling ina barjiek-ous
manner Their patrons may
est assured that if they call.
they will be clipped and sha-
m to tneir nearts 'content7
N. B. Intending to allow a
iscount on large jobsdetach-
cnts trom the regular army
be accomodated at halt
ilumbta July 11th 1835.
SVEBr DESCRIPTION NEATLY
WJCM "BSTATCS AT ZHI5
In consequence of the absence of
the editor last wuck a number of mac
curacies occurred some of which ar
so important to the true meaning
that we arc compelled to insert a
portion of the news of last wock again
To his Excellencv the Political Chief
ol the Deimrni..nl ol Brazos
1 b .he
thoug'!' proper to cohiiimucu a i-
von in writing on the siibjcc's uw .11
med.ssteij conneced with iuo wehaj
and safety of Texas.
Wo recommei.J yaur Excellency !
send a commissioner G -eral C
with an exposition from your.-vlfof the
feelings and wishes ol" the people of
this Department of their iovauy to the
Government and of their m'eno an-
iotv to avoid evcrv cmI.siou v.tli the
That this commissioner bt-T 1 .
latter 10 Coi. Uvirtecnea vua shi-Ip
asu rallies and tnat he b nnUuc'ed
toasrertain from Dii Raiiinn Mjsuui'
the Vice GoVHiior wliotln-rhe is vi!J.
ing to take upon himself tn mho'io
of 'us omVfand tiiai 'lie C(ii:i:iiii-c.o
unnicdiatcty cammunicate ire rc&alt U
V"t? rccommoiid you to wn.o to .'in-
other Ciiief of Deparcinents resport-
ing the wisiirs ot tiie people livre a-i-
i roniii-cfino-mrm. In nnim ivi'n von ii
--v 1 ; .-
sustaining the laws and con-nmion
Uic Saml.'an'l in adopting every necc3
I...... m n.tf. ... . rx.irtfT.k lltn ti.livi 1
to pioinoic the pubti
era to the Alcaldes oi this D.pdrtrnmr
comui.inding them to take iho most
prompt and decisive measures to or.
gaiuze the militia Hut tiiyy report 'u
you the whoie number of in n with: .
their Jurisdiction capable of honring
arms. That thev call clccr. . s to be
held for the respective office's and on
fixed days the men shall reud.v.You
at the capital 0! tho inunicinulitv for
inspection ;:ml review.
Wo recommend that the A'cdM-'.-
be required to choose throe ?r iii-mo
persons who shall be authori-ed .0 ob
tain subscriptions nn.l roceivn ni.sney
foe she purpnsu of purchasing arms
an.i oilier munitions ol war.
We recommend ih.it each tiruiici-
oaiitv be required to furnisii inimeuH-
jtely at least Jo men woll .i-mpd and
equippou lor ar: Indian campaign and
that they rendezvous at Mina on 0:
before the 31st of tiiis month
Vvo recommend that your
cy usue a proclamation cnuruamiins
all the good people of our Dop.ir intu.
to observe stnctiy the constitution and
the iiws ofthe laud.
We reepninicnd that your Excell-
ency write officially to Don Ramon
Musquiz declaring if he will proceed
to administer the Government. I he
people of your Department will rally
around sustainand support him.
With a wish that your E.callency
will be pleased to communicate vour
opinions to us in writing wo have the
honor to subscribe ourselves with sen-
timents ofthe hishcjt esteem Your
Excellency's friends and fellow citi-
zens. WM. I J JACK.
JOHN" G. McXJEEL.
JOHN A. WHARTON.
W. D. C. HALL.
Copy ofthe original Communication
S. H. JACK Sec'y.
San Felipe July 3d 1835.
CniKFTAixcv of Gentlemen:
the Department I have the ho-
of Bhazos. S nor to acknow
ledge the receipt of your communica
tion ol to day and 1 am happy to say
thai all the recommendations you have
Deen pleased to submit has met with
my entire and cordial approbation ex
cept the hrat. in which vou siiffrrest
the propriety of opening a correspon
dence witn the Commandant Genera
Cc and Col. Ugartechoa. This how-
ever I shall do if upon particular in
quiry I shall ascertain thai the feet
ings and opinions of the majority ofth
Deonleof-thls Dpnnrtmn nnnnrA will
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fcen already evory necessary step to
acquire this information.
I Imvh lakon measures to organize
he mihli.1 ol' this Department in the
shortest possible iiiue and haw; dispo-
sed that prompt md decisivn steps hn
taken to defend t!j frontier from the
depredati.iBfl of thi- savage Indinns.
(ie:illcinc:i accept the assuranco
of my high c;insi(!eri;tinn &c.
J. U. MILLER.
JUHV A. V'ii'.RTON.
J. G. McNEEL.
Organization tiflke Militia within the
Jurisdiction of Columbia.
ELECTiOM OF COtflWNY
s Purauint to orders Issued from tl
'iifefrai'icy of tb'; Dfi.irtmeut of I-
' to the V'i -Jiitit'iiii'nto of this nn:
i.i.ility ihri.igh the reroniineiidn'iu
if the coniiiiifuJi of'ifet- from 'iiisjii
Hd'.f'.ion. -jis Aytntamientn iiave
SIksolvko Tiiai thicc coinarii'' : '
".imc I wiihiu'lie lim.ts 0: t'us .J i
I:ci''.. to be 111: nVrud desisraHtt'
t tl h landed a- lo! v." -.:
l.Oll'.VVY DISTKICT Nol Cor.l'KSl ".
Auncr.K . &!ui! comprr.i; l!.
"'jilowuift uo'indnes vl.. (Joiiimenci:!'
1. ;nc Coi ton ll'jiiseof Fuller an ! :i
-il oi the es' bni.k of tiie liiar.o-
iver thence run:iia westerly on ti"
wer liae of Joon S-.env's PiH-.it.itio
mi thq tne rr 't i'.oin.ii J thence wu
Ciiuei Creek Jo us to intv-tde a .
:'ie mh ihitiiiits .v -s- nftho river I5.
zo siu.labov this ii'iorc said line wr 1
..1 h-i linn's of the Jurisdiction of . .
x jJIl'iVY wisT.'ircT Xo 2 BuA7.or.iA
Aur "- i. CJ'iall connr.e tlie fo'
lo'.yfyr.Un; s vr.. C .miiv:ri.ig sit :'
l:ci Iv on the co ist to ihc m-i i '
)As.e" Cxiek (hence uii lysfr i rw .
iW mpor 'neofihe Planntfo.-
v". ri. 'h-i.i.n tui-nce 1:1 a di.-fj
Mine ti- J'n' 'i da" hptvi'm h.
V iSiiu and o. S . John IIfi.-c.- s wim
is on the east bank ot tho rr.or Brazo-
two hundred y.sidi norui of the housf
on the e.i-t ;"ule of nf .-Mid rr. r occ-i
pied !v llohe.t J. Cohh-r thence up
s m! r.vrr to the Cot: n House of Ful
ler aud Il.invll th'-.u-om a weiteih
dir-c.io.i y;; i)w Columbid line to C.:-u-v
Cr".i; thence d.;wn the sum
t'n-ek lot'io mouth or place of beMii-
Aht S.t. Cornnanj' Rstric Xo 3.
D. H. Miti:iirns rian.d'ior. (L.vo O.ik
Crove) Sii.iil comprize 'he following
limit vi7. boginii. on the east sid
of ihc Brazos river two hundred arda
above the houe occupied by R. J.
Colder thence rtimiiuir un said river to
Ecolicn.theup;)eriine of the Lc-agu. of land
! nrr:!!llll IIV I II II .IIM Vll'illl I i u-nrn.oii.il I..
Frnncis Bn ghain thence in a direct
linetoMic head waters of dear Creek
thence down said Creek to its mouth
thence on the Bay of Galveston to the
mouth of Oyster Creek thenco up
said Creek to the upper line of the
Plantation of W. . .Vharton thenco
in a direct line to the Boundry line
between Austin and Hawkins two
hundred yards north of tnc house now
occupied by It. A7 Colder or place of
Aut. 4th. AH tho persons liable to
do military duty between the age of IS
and f0 years will assemble at the
place designated jwi'hiii their res-
pectnhle Compauv (Districts on Sun
day the 19th day of July inst. and
organize themselves into a companv
and make choice of their ofiicers viz.
One Captain two Lieutenants two
Sub Lieutenants one 1st Sergeant
four second Scrgeaiits and tea Cor-
porals. Art. oth. Alcxr. Calvit Esq. will
give the necessary notice of said Elec-
tion and preside at the town of Brazo-
ria. Art. Gth. W. C. White Esq. will
g'ne the necessary notice of said Elec-
iin and preside at the town of Colum-
bia. Aht. 7th. Jas. F. Perry Esq. will
give thenccc8sarj notice of said Elec
md preside at Live Oak Grove or D.
I. Milhurn's Plantation.
The Ayuntamiento have taken tha
iart ofthe Political Chiefs ofiicta! let
lor into consideration relative to' di-
recting 25 men well armed and equip.
)?d from thif Jurisdiction to remW..
'vou&attllQ toM-rv of Caslrbty oa- the
I . .
lOth day of August next for tho pur-
pose of proceeding against the hostile
Indians; an also three persons bo ap-
pointed for ihc purpose of raising sub-
scnption to purchase arms and ammu-
nition for the common defence of the
country have thought it expedient to
pass the following resolutions viz.
first Resolved that subscriptions be op
ened on the day and at the pljcc of
the choice ol Company ofiicers. y ihe
i..i'iidualvlio preside su iitdll;ect.
Secondly Rtsolvkd Tl.at the Cap-
tains Elected bhali iinuvdintely aftei
he result of the votes are declared
:rocecd to open a list of enrolment for
v 'lunleers to rende7.rous at Bastrop on
if 10th day of August next to procee 1
gainst the hostile indianv said volun-
Jrs will assunblo at the town of Co
"obiaon S.itord.ty the 1st of Angus
"Tito make choice of a Subordinate
dicer to command them during iii.
' unpaigu saiJ oilicer will be situate
it: amoujr their own ii'imber said vol-
T.fors will he provided with ummuin
on at C ifurnbin.
Thirdly Ri:sot.vi:j. Thattno mom
r" of this .Wiiiiu'iiiPHli) meet at tni
vn of Co'utnoia on .Monu.ythc 0
?!. aiul :i iko .1 1 returns of resh t 1
' e tiefurc in 'Tiioniul E.'c;ions 6c su''
cripti'iu-and also hat each Cap" .'
llectud sh.ill incut u? ui.itamiento ;
1 h;st nu'f.tioiied tiinj and p!.ic hih
ii.-k; etiirn of the hfi of Voiijuieeia
jc.h''r with i correct list of .ill per-
msl'viuac with.'i t.seir roin'ective Con.
:.(. i)..M"ic:3 liitbic to do miiiluiv du-
Prst'ulcni of 'lie '.'.tiw.ainiPir.o.
W. II .SLEDGE Secrc-tii).
From the Natchrochc II:
Mn 'SJ taa:
A the rcoue-.t ot .1 certhnsan. a re
sidi nt ofTexa-- of hi"h character an
". '-n abt itiv .1 id .. 011 ifli'nu strrl
'iiviswup'.i 0 innficit relui-ice v.e
. i.iiun le bllou ng loiter from Col
iVter Eili? Jean to Gov. Cass Sec'v
.if War oft'-e United States daie'l
Feb. 2 1. 1333 tog thor wilu f j mtc
ligence which accompa'ites it.
r. 2-l:r. 1633.
Gov. Lswis C.is. Secretary uf W.ir
012: s mditarj- 'onimancar oi"t.:i
orth Ex-tern frontier ol ihe Unitec
".l-'xicau Sta!o.; it has become a n:--c:sary
and pnitffu! duty devolvii'i; up
.11 mr to apprise ou f fans 1. hit '1
:Ta not :n accordance with the Trea-
.10s and iho very iimicdhle re!a'ion&
c v'ss.nj between the two sifter -oniih.
lies ol the boiled Satts of nirica
and th United .Mexican Sintcs. Whicli
facts I tri'st oU will feel bound to ;sre-
odnt to t c Picsidsnt that he mav he
erndded to interpose hi authoritv
vvtih the agents under his control and
redeem this govcrnmedt from sin evil.
' which is not only an encroachment
upon its territory but must endanger
its ciliitens in their property as well
as their lives.
In the treaty concluded at the city
of Mexico on the 5ih of April. 1S31
provision was made in the X'XIIId
Article that annoyances and .nirus-
ionsof all kinds by the Indians within
the two republics should reciprocally
be prevented. By reference to the
treaty and ailicle cited you will per-
ceive that "both n.irties bind thorn-
selves expressly to restrain by force all
Hostilities and incursions on the part ol
tho Indian Nations living within their
respective boundaries" &c. It can-
not be doubted but the object oftlie ar-
ticle vva3 to prevent not only the eviis
which might result to the inhabitants of
the tuo countries but also to prevent
the incursions or location of any of trie
tribes or nations residing within the
bounds of one oftho contracting parts
uivu lauua i-jiiimcu anu owneu uy uie
Incursions must necessarily prci "de
locaiion and if the letter of the Treaty
were complied with and preserved
from infraction the grounds of thi.-
communicalioa would be obviated.
Within a short time past sercra
hundred Choctaw Indians have passer
from Natchitoches in the United Stale-
and located themselves in the midst 01
the settlements within this municipal'
' & not more than twenty-five mil:
distant from this nlacc and lino
ivitn them the assurance that mau
;.. .... ' "
ftiot ttrcrr time conteroiira'
nnlar location. 1 have satisfactorya -aurarce
that.not less than s. vun huns
dredjiavc located tkemselves in Texas
within the present month. Nor istthis
the only just ground of serious and un-
pieasani appreiiensions to be aaUcipa-
ted by the citizens otho United Slate3
of Mexico. '.A Sholl tlmr innu qj..u
ral chiefs of Coshata Indians accompar
n.ed by two white raen.;irom East Flo.
ridd passed thro' this place from an in
cursion as far south as thcBnzoaattl'
aectarea tiie intention othechie& .to
remove to this province within the pre-
sent.apring bnngmg.beveral tribes o
Indians with them irotn the .Crk sjia.
tion located in Florida within tho Uni-
ted States of America. .. .
M10 mutual faith of the two 1 repubJ;
.cs besng pledged upon tiie subjects tof
his address certainly renders it a mats
er of much delicacy aud I siiould be
wanting m respect for my o.vu . gov.
ernment if! coui oven suspect tnat
.lie President or tiie immedidte fuucn
nonaries of the United Siates could
iave either permitted or c. n uved at
lie trespass which has taken place ao.
n the territory of the rcj.uuuc f JIbx-
f. It is never'hele? true tnut these;
udians psused by a mihlary post of
ttie United fttuiesFon Jess.ip) on theie
ray to tne tJabiue where ine. ejterod
I'oxas. Tne route punued by .tho
C .octav.-s from A'atchitoches vis.most
.nuaifestly d.ffarem trom tlja:.. whicbi
hey must have puriueu iu resschir.g tho
ountrv uesiirnud to them 011 lim . psf.
ideofilu Rod r:ver and witlim tho
e.niory of your government. By thi?
arh and sincere .ipulicatt'jn to mes.
k. i!ed States g. v r .mentit is req :t'8
ed t'lat sucn i..eu.ures tuny be- adopo
'el by that government in ns charac-
erislicgoodfa.i! as mil not only pre
.1-111 mi laiiin: "incursions out aisa
o oiuirtliat these ii'reaii
ti the lands assigned Jo taci.i bvihe U..
lies. 1 flatter mv .e.f wiin. ti:a pre-
' 1 1 u.iiMi.ig treaties uuu me ottier-
vi-e fiieudl rcluuons subsisting beU
veen tlit; two governmonts and their.
linens that tne President ofthe U. S
will feel bound from hi elevated 1 a-
it.cal as well as moral character to
rrcstaod prevent the latcnnons of the
1 ihe or tribes ofthe Creek Indians'
ficm -my and all contemplated 'incurs.
ions' into the tenito-ies of Mexico
snd particularly of this piovince. Tne
conseq-icnci-a to its whno inhabitants
us iv pruve ot a ch iractcr not only dis-;
astrous to them but such as would
ci.i.m .'so cnns'dorjtioit of every hu-
niii.e and houoiahlc breast. ..
ou will at once perceive from the
nature of my situation that my lmme-
dia.e duty will be to apprise mv "ov-
rnrleIl ofthe tacis that it muv bo
iiahled to understand tne
cf mv command.
God preserve von many years.
I have ihn honor to be
Your most obedient servant j
P. E. BEAN.
Colonel of Ccvalry ofth e Mexican Re.
Some time within the course of last
wmer some live or six chiefs from the
old Creek Nation in Geoicia header!
by Ayolldeyakola and under the con--duct
ot a wnite man by the name of
Dubois visited Nacogdoches the chief'
town of the Eastern Department of
Texas. After spending a t'cw dajs
they were joined by Benjamin Haw-
kins a squadroon Creek who had re
cently emigrated froJiM-HrGrfieTr-'s?
tion ou tnc Arkansas river to . Texas.
'From Nacogdoches they common-"
ced atrip of exploration towards the
sources nf tii Sabine and Trinitv riv!
ert where it seems they wore " much
j!-a-ed with the country and conclu-
ded to possess it if possible.. The.
lands which they selected were once
included in a grant made to Gen.t Fe."
lasolo by the Mexican Government on
certain conditions none of which have
been complied with on his part and of
course it is now void.
"The Grant was to commence fifieen
leagues or forty five miles nortii: of.
Nacogdoches and would run north and
west for compliment. On the return of
tie duets to Wacogdocnes they thro
inwKins commuiitcatedjoAoL Bean
1 wish to settle iu Texas w
.ere promptly assured that
ot be done as it was cont
'Mations and treaties exis
e wo Republics. Not
e assurance? of Co
rary of their wish
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