The Texas Republican. (Brazoria, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 47, Ed. 1, Saturday, July 25, 1835 Page: 2 of 4
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W. G. FULL.
July 25 1835;
believe that I had not . nor could not
have bad an intention of jeopardizing
their interests with the General Gov.
ernment far from every thing that
4bad preceded more especially the sale
of 400 leagues of land the year before Principal Commandascv of )
no such conclusions could be deduced Coahuila and Texas. $
because that disposition of land had Charged by the Command int Gen
passed without any notice whatever oral with the preservation in the Slat
of Government in Mexico
changing the federal republic
of the iStates to a central cons
solidated government over
which Santa Anna is recogni-
zed as the head or supreme
chief of the nation-
The change commenced in
from the Government and verv few re- of public tranquility and fulfilment of Toluca. the chief citv of thp
marks were made by the people of Tex- my duty I can do no less than address sjafe cf Mexico whence the
as so far as came to mv knowledge as interested in so important an object '
I therefore could not have had any in- upon which depends the happiness of Plan wnS sent t0 Jle general
tention of braving public opinion of the inhabitants of the Department; in or government; and disseminated
Texas; for in a transaction of equal or der that you may make every effort for thro'each and every State It
greater magnitude and exactly of the dissipating the alarms occasioned by ms lecn adopted in CVerv Bart
same nature no excitement had been false information communicated by c tj f f -r - j
created and the purchaser was and unquiet and revolutionary characters 0I llie ylQ iVCX!CO; and in-
still is a citizen of another govern who resentful at not being able to carry most of the other States even
ment. into effect their depraved intentions of those that had prominently a-
To conclude I have to assure the delapidating the lands of Texas; wish footed the plan of Tcxca: par-
people of Texas that I eeek no chan- to make the tranquil inhabitants be- ' ur ? t ti
ges no innovations for any purposes lieve the Supreme Government is go- "CUiaiTy Zacatecas. A ns plan
private or political nor am I disposed ingtosend forces to dispel propiie- OI ioluca appears to have em-
to oppose any government which the tors of the possessions which they anated from Santa Anna" and
majority may adopt all. I ask is a .fair have acquired by a title without any Us adoption in various States
and impartial hearing and a decision other object on the part of those per- f .i ' Tv;.nn ir
free from excitement; and if the land verse men than to prosper by means ut"tJin lepUDMJ to
purchase or monopoly is an obstacle to Gf a revolution. have been premeditated so that.
prevent a happy adjustment of any In order therefore that .you may sue there appears little doubt o" its
misunderstanding between Texas and Ceed in tranquilising the mind and dis- beino oenerallv SimoOrted ind
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4hA lnora AirnrnrnPnt I nUAmiaa ao ' a. l CL. I nU A .- i.Ktnh U.n. I
nnt not to he backward in an endsavor anaA C tho nnrnn nf nnmnrnmitinrr uuuuaitrv ouuussim
to remove all such obstacle and in that the colonists vou can show them this he prominent
particular as in every thing else am I communication & also manifest to them the plan are to establish a pon-
willing o abide by the laws of the na- that they have nothing to fear from the uJar representative and Central
tion to which we belong; consequently introduction of troops as this measure ovwprn merit- the rnn5titiitinn
if I have offended any law by that and would have no other object than that governmeni ine Constitution
the constitution ami willing to be jud- of placing them as detachments at the ot winch IS to be based on the.
ged ports to prevent the smuggling trade exclusive acknowledgment of
SAMUEL M. WILLIAMS. which is carried on with impnnity by the Catholic religion;on the in-
July20 1835. adventurers andlikewiseto prevent the dependence of the nation in the
"' ' l incursions of the Indians who when . . r. . A
BRAZ RIA TEXAS thev are not chastised become every integrity Of its actual territory;
" TTT day more insolent and frequently com. On the proportionate division
JULY 35::::::::::::::::::::::::: lw35. mit j ost ilif ies nor have we ever of the powers of the govern
It will be perceived that a public on the constitution:
Meeting of the Citizens of this Juris- ought not to dou.ht that the Supreme al freedom of the press
diction is called for Thursday which Government will attend to their repre- Santa Anna is recognised as
supercedes the necessity of some re- sentations and will at the same time President and Supreme Chief
marks which we had intended to have omit J J?ea?8f jf Xrtfafl and f tIlG Datn; ad 3S Protector
made respecting the proceedings of the h oneJ of the inhabLnts of thlt "n- of its laws freely enacted'
Committee at San Felipe as the peo- teresting part of the republic. The present authorrties not
pie we have no doubt are determined . At the same time I can do no less opposing the plan of Toluca
to have a Convention. Their pro- than expect that you will prevent the are to continue in office til!
ceedings are wiregret deferred. Congress shall organize a-gov-
ONE OF THE PEOPLE" upon miting the incautious and if these be eminent on the principles lndl-
. . - f any persons in the Department whose cated and this is to be effected
the subject of the admimstrat on of . and perai minds may be Qg goon ag possibe.
Justice m the Jurisdiction of Columbia occupied in disturbing tranquilltty you w ;nriphffvl tn Cnntn
at the present time has been received will proceed to restrain and correct W are lnaeDtCO to yapta.n
and JbaU appear soon. them by virtue of yourauthority agree- Marsh of the brig Ajax for
rr . able to the constitution and laws; .on Campeachy papers to the 22d
The undersigned impelled by the fa on l!lsr cnnJi? June; tney contain nothing new
present confusld State of affairs re. protestation of my particular consider- from Mexico Th peQple of
commend to their Fellow Citizens of atl"jj d and Liberty. Lermaby a vote of the Ayun-
the "ttototom d0MING0 DE UGARTECHEA. tamiento have passed The fol- .
ble at the town of Columbia on Inurs- . 1fl- . r
day 30th Julv in order to express their Be-xa JulX 7th 1835 lowing resolutions :
sentiments in regard to the importance From N Q BufeHm 1 St. That the system of
of having a convention of all lexas crhnnrtPr Crawford ar- Federal republics which exist
through her Representatives for the 1 he BCftOoner lmwiora ar- Dresent shall hp snnprcedpd
purpose of restoring order peace and rived yesterday m 9 days from " present snail be superceded
confidence. Vera Cniz and brought papers b7 ? cetra' Poplar repre-
SatH?T0N" Of that place of the 12th inst. sentative form as more conda-
I XL Thecontain intelligence of to teppme. of the
A calvit. a complete change in the fprm aiw".
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The Texas Republican. (Brazoria, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 47, Ed. 1, Saturday, July 25, 1835, newspaper, July 25, 1835; Brazoria, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth80267/m1/2/?q=Travis: accessed February 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.