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[Transcript of minutes from the meeting of the Committee of Saftey for the Jurisdiction of Columbia, September 22, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for minutes from the meeting of the Committee of Safety for the Jurisdiction of Columbia. Topics discussed include: position appointments, the formation of volunteer companies, forming a sub-committee to address the citizens of New Orleans, and establishing a vigilante patrol to keep the slave population subjugated.
Date: September 22, 1835

[Transcript of letter from B. T. Archer to the editor of the Texas Republican, December 2, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from B. T. Archer to the editor of the Texas Republican, in which Archer has enclosed a copy of W. H. Wharton's letter to him dated November 28, 1835 for publication in the Texas Republican. In Wharton's letter he declines an appointment to be the Consultation Commissioner to the United States as he believes that Texas will not be able to obtain aid from the United States unless they fully declare independence from Mexico.
Date: December 2, 1835