The Fiscal History of Texas: Embracing an Account of Its Revenues, Debts, and Currency, from the Commencement of the Revolution in 1834 to 1851-52. With Remarks on American Debts
Lippincott, Grambo, and Company, 1852 - 327 pàgines
Account of the financial history of the Revolution & the Republic. Much more interesting than the title suggests, mixing humor, anecdotes, and historical sidelights with main subject.
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the fiscal history of texas embracing an account of its revenues, debts, and ...
william m. gouge
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Pàgina 293 - Republic; and shall also retain all the vacant and unappropriated lands lying within its limits, to be applied to the payment of the debts and liabilities of said Republic of Texas; and the residue of said 1 lands, after discharging said debts and liabilities, to be disposed of as said State may direct; but in no event are said debts and liabilities to become a charge upon the Government of the United States.
Pàgina 298 - Million of said stock shall be issued until the creditors of the state holding bonds and other certificates of stock of Texas for which duties on imports were specially pledged shall first file at the Treasury of the United States releases of all claims against the United States for or on account of said bonds or certificates in such form as shall be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury and approved by the President of the United States.
Pàgina 294 - An Act proposing to the State of Texas the Establishment of her Northern and Western Boundaries, the Relinquishment by the said State of all Territory claimed by her exterior to said Boundaries, and of all her claims upon the United States, and to establish a territorial Government for New Mexico.
Pàgina 293 - Said State to be formed, subject to the adjustment by this government of all questions of boundary that may arise with other governments...
Pàgina 292 - That Congress doth consent that the territory properly included within and rightfully belonging to the Republic of Texas...
Pàgina 157 - ... themselves and a sacred obligation to their posterity to abolish Such Government and create another, in its stead, calculated to rescue them from impending dangers, and to secure their future welfare and happiness.
Pàgina 295 - Provided, That nothing herein contained shall be construed to impair or qualify anything contained in the, third article of the second section of the " joint resolution for annexing Texas to the United States...