A History of Texas and Texans, Volum 1

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American Historical Society, 1914
Vols. l and 3 are books; vols. 2, 4, 5 are microfiche.
 

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Pàgina 4 - Parma, the colony or province of Louisiana, with the same extent that it now has in the hands of Spain, and that it had when France possessed it, and such as it should be after the treaties subsequently entered into between Spain and other States.
Pàgina 105 - The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government.
Pàgina 104 - In prosecutions for the publication of papers investigating the official conduct of officers, or men in a public capacity, or where the matter published is proper for public information, the truth thereof may be given in evidence. And, in all indictments for libels, the jury shall have a right to determine the law and the facts under the direction of the court as in other cases.
Pàgina 389 - I, AB, do truly and sincerely acknowledge, profess, testify and declare that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is, and of right ought to be, a fre.e, sovereign and independent State...
Pàgina 393 - ... political connection with the Mexican nation has forever ended; and that the people of Texas do now constitute a free, sovereign and independent republic...
Pàgina 595 - The general assembly shall pass laws to correct abuses and prevent unjust discrimination and extortion in the rates of freight and passenger tariffs on the different railroads in this state, and enforce such laws by adequate penalties, to the extent, if necessary for that purpose, of forfeiture of their property and franchises.
Pàgina 104 - That in all criminal prosecutions, the accused hath a right to be heard by himself and counsel; to demand the nature and cause, of the accusation against him; to meet the witnesses face to face...
Pàgina 450 - Texan army halted within half a mile of the ferry in some timber and were engaged in slaughtering...
Pàgina 359 - That General Cos and his officers retire with their arms and private property, into the interior of the republic, under parole of honor; that they will not in any way oppose the reestablishment of the Federal Constitution of 1824.
Pàgina 401 - The enemy is receiving reinforcements daily and will no doubt increase to three or four thousand in four or five days. If this call is neglected I am determined to sustain myself as long as possible and die like a soldier who never forgets what is due to his own honor and that of his country. VICTORY OR DEATH. WILLIAM BARRETT TRAVIS, Lt.

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