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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Texas National Register — 7 December 1844

. -J ' 3v -5 C4?'ri "4 th-!& i ii'ii JS V V". "T?r1 j jft&r: m7" ) :rr' .fJiV - .-4J.rt5&rri; . sQfl ?Stj . J3 '.ys &r ss a t TS5U 'tt?ivt'h " mm EXAS NATIONAL REGISTER .i"1 ' S " "' l itiir TOL WASHINGTON TKXAS SATUllDAft DECEMBER 7 1844. W NO. i. R y 1 snBliiHK i WT1 1 V r i TEXAS 1HLIUNAL REGISTER AND PUBLISHED ON SATURDAYS BY MILLE R & CUSHNEY. . three months. IE KM Suhsrriplion. Five dollars per annum ; three "dol are lor mx montlis and two (.oil Single copies ten O'nts each. -. W I ! I 1 Advertising. tor eacn squacwp.tWjWorqs or un- cter l;rt insertion one doll r. 'jmt90mhiwk&&Qtieni insertion fitty cents. A deduction oi titty per cent. w'RMflJMl&uPon early advertisements with the nrmleglnBjitWing ihe bunie qnaitorlj'. Announcement of candidates for UHtl TSmj.i. JM- j!' " Wfit ...4. Ja-J -. 4 yRw office HHBf' H- OUR COURSE. We offer to-day our first number to the wood oeopleof the Republic. It goes forth like the young man into the wot Id to sta...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Texas National Register — 7 December 1844

' H .ill jTT4u' . .! 'J? . t ' 't ? & -c iJ?SS A .v 3 VcSfr v: Ptllllm m'MW fcsw 3P TEXATNATIONA-L KEGlSTEK DccemYSw? fr - 3... J" 0r V W ' w I' I- ls if- t mi of literary labor; believing as we do that"we cannot perform a better service to; the country than by giving for litis object evejry facility in our power. Contributions also upon the subjects of moral and legal reform intellectual improve- ment and education and the agriculture and- commerce of live country will always be ladly admitted. We design to institute a. regular and ex- tensive concspondence with the various sec- tions of the Republic; by which we hope to procure the earliest and most authentic infor- mation as to the condition of the frontiers the state of society and the public morals the progress of the people in the useful arts and the advancement of tint country in whatever tends to increase the national wealth and hap piness. By this arrangement we may alsor. save the country. some degree at least trom tho...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Texas National Register — 7 December 1844

W v A i -jFfc 'fis t December 7 TEXAS NATIONAL REGISTER. 4 V JSMSfcSJ OUR TOWN. Notwithstanding the incertitude which must nece$arily exist in regard to the permanence of th:j present seat of government we have observed with lively pleasure the highly -commendable spirit of improvement which seems to pervade -our -entire population. Al- ready several "buildings of verv resectable size ami finish have iieen erected; and the still unceasing sound of the hammer by night and d-iy affords satisfactory eiideoce that many more are in progress. We conclude from what has been thus far accomplished that the accommodations for visitors and tem- porary residents .during the present winter will be far more ample than those of the last; and leave hut little cause for the complaints which have heretofore been made with so much reason. The position of Washington at the head of navigation on the Brazos its accessibility from nil directions by good roads its central situation with reference to the ma...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Texas National Register — 7 December 1844

&' ? fc TEXAS NATIONAL REGISTER. December"? I 't f ADDRESS OF MR. DOfiELSON To Me Secretary of State on. delivering his Letter of Credence as Charg6 d' Affaires of the United States. Sir It gives me pleasure to meet you on this occasion; and in addition to the assuran- ces expressed in the letter of credence which 1 have the honor to present to you of the sin- cere desire of the President of the U. States to improve and rend r stable ihe good under- standing now existing between the two Re- publicsto offer those I am authorized per- sonally to give; ai d these are Mr. Secreta- ry al that can arise from a thorough convic- tion that the interests ofllie two countries are the s me and ought to be cemented by every tie f friendship In the peiformanceof my duties 1 shall be regulated by the wish to. promote the friendly objects of mv overninent in a manner satis- facory to youis; relying on that frankness which is the result of good intentions and which cannot fail to be appreciated ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Texas National Register — 7 December 1844

v'wv.vi&gs T- December 7 TEXAS NATIONAL REGISTER. Farlane Lewis nf Moult;. Erath AIotTett as follows. For Hill 18 votes Mann 6 Bun Dunn Scurry Gage Ford Wallace ami ton 5 ami Snow 2. Cumiinliam. i Air. Ilill having received a majority of the The roll of counties heinir called the fol- votes was declared elected Engrossing Clerk. lowing members came forward presented their On motion of Mr. Williamson the House credentials look the oath prescribed by the . went into an election for Enrolling Clerk. constitution and (heir seats to wit: E. Mahry of Bastrop county. ISexar. Br.izos. Brazoria. Fayette fin i;i(l. Harris. Jasper. if. . i Jjjuen E. M. Mil hen n S. W. Perkins A. Williams J. W. Jnlm-ni) J. W. Hi nderson G. W. Smyth James Armstrong Jefferson. Beiij. Hardin Liberty. W. K. Cooke Robert.son. James Trait Shelby. R. Al. Williamson Washington. A quorum present. On motion of Mr. Henderson the House proceeded to the election of a Speaker. Mr. Williamson nominated Mr. Long. Mr. Scurr...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Texas National Register — 7 December 1844

" jij. 6 TEXAS NATIONAL REGISTER. December 7 a. 4 &3 fv $tt .?y Ii i f---; vention of powers mutually friendly seems lohave arrested that course of con- duct heretofore practised against us on the part of our enemy and so plainly sub- versive of every rule of honorable war- fare. Those of our citizens who surrender- ed to the officers of Mexico under pledge- es of the treatment usually accorded to prisDners.of war have all been releas- ed from the captivity in which they were so 'perfidiously retained and permitted to return home with the exception of Mr. Jose Antonio Navarro one of the ill fated number composing the Santa Fe Expe- dition who alone remains to bear the vengeance of a Government which seems to delight in inflicting upon a helpless individual those wrongs and cruelties which would degrade tlje head of any other nation to a level with the rudest savage. The laws of the last Congress touch- ing our prisoners in Mexico were car- ried out as fully and as speedily as ci...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Texas National Register — 7 December 1844

"rBpwfflpss ?J rv - r December 7 TEXAS NATIONAL REGISTER. I. HII1W m ii -rrr immuumhi On the Judiciary. yiessrs. Robinson Wallace Scurfy Henderson Cunning- ham. On Claims and Accounts. Messrs. Ma- bry Bourland Parker Armstrong Dunn. On Public Printing. Messrs Perkins McFarlane Jones of Gonzales Sadler-Armstrong. On State fj the Republic. Mess!S. Hen- I uerson Uooke of Bexar butherland Johns Scon. On Foreign Relations. -'Messrs. Wil- liamson Robinson Scurry Henderson Ford. On Enrolled Bills Messrs. Wallace Perkins Bourland Ogden Mabrv.- On Pubbic Lands. Messrs.- Souther- land Erath Smyth McFarlane Gage. On Contingent Expenses. Messrs. Par- ker Hardin Means Millican Johnson. On Post. OJficcsund Post Roads. Messrs. Bourland Menefee Lewis Armstrong Erath. On Naval Affairs Messrs. McLeod Smith Sadler Henderson Scot l. Ou Indian Affairs. Messrs. Menefee Scurry Mabry Paiker Ford. On Internal Improvements.-Messrs. Mof- felt Cooke of Robinson Gage Means Millican. On Privileges and Elections....

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Texas National Register — 7 December 1844

k ;'& -? A- 'J U 8 TEXAS NATIONAL REGISTER. December 7 n - The following is probnbl the earliest poeti- cal production having any reference to Texas ;iow extant. It was written about the begin- ning of the present century during a pastoral tour of the province which at that time be- Jouged to the diocese of the Right Reverend author. TEXAS. Oda "del Ilmo. Sctior Don Diego Marin Obispo que fue dc Monterey Dios te salve tierra de Texas Do Natural con hermosurus Antes no conocidos se mostro: 4 Aqni la iiiano diviuo Que todo ordeua Con mas compleceucia se paro. EI llano de tus verdes prados De mil eolores esmultadns Con la quielud del vasto mar Y ttorizonte im -nso Se revela estenso Guatido se ve el Sol rayar. Tu Sierra Madre al Oriente Oponc su superba frente ' ' Y al pie de cada ramal Serpeau reveladas En picosy caiiudns Preciosas vetas de metal. Las nguas frescas cristalinus Que bajando de tus coliuas Ksparcen la fertilidad En tus huertas lloridas Ye nan divididas Y auiman tu sol...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Texas National Register — 14 December 1844

J TEXAS NATIONAIi REGISTER. VOL. I. WASHINGTON TEXAS SATURDAY DECEMBER 14 1844. NO. 2. fa .TEXAS NATIONAL REGISTER EdtUd by H. If. JUTsLER AND PUBLISHED ON SATURDAYS BY MILLER & CUSHNEY. I'EK&I:. Subscription. Five dollars per annum; three dol- lars for six months and two dollars for three months. Single copies ten cents each. Adzertising. For each square of 100 words or lin- ger first insertion one dollar. For each subsequent insertion fifty cents. A deduction of fifty per cent will be made upon yearly advertisements with the privilege of renewing the same quarterly. Announcement of candidates for office ten dollars REPORT OF THE ACTING SEC- RETARY OF WAR AND MARINE. ffilDEFARTMENT OF- WaR & MARINE? r - -Washington Nov 3Qili-lS44r$ To His Excellency Sam Houston Pres'ulent of the Republic of Texas: Sir: In the absence of the Hon. Sec- retary of War I have the honor lo sub- mit the following brief statement of trans- actions connected with the Department during the curren...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Texas National Register — 14 December 1844

I' E. 10 m J v '''JW TEXAS NATIONAL REGISTER. n.f s jjrv fiTo .v. SATURDAY DECEMBER 14 1344. 05s We arc requested to slate that Divine Service will be regularly performed every Sabbath morning at o'clock in the Hull of the House of Representatives. (f We lender owr acknowledgments to he La Grange Intelligence and ihe Matagorda Despatch for llreir courtesy in giving place to out prospectus. We hold ourselves in readi- ness to reciprocate by any similar service. THE ISA UG U RATION. On Monday last in pursuance of the re- quirements of the Crtiis-tilution the ceremony of the installation of the President and Vice President elected on the 4th of September hist took p'acc before both "Houses of Con- gress and a larue eoncotuse of citizens from various parts of the Republic. About the hour of eleven the two distin- guished personages clwiseu by the suffrages of a free and intelligent people to conduct the affairs of the nation for the next three years called by invitation- at the Executiv...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Texas National Register — 14 December 1844

December 14 TEXAS NATIONAL REGISTER II m versal enthusiasm is the talisman lined for ex- hi sting the people with heavy exactions to carry out the designs of the ambitious. Under ihe pretext of reconquering Texas Gen. Santa Anna demanded of Congress the decree for raiding four millions of dollars as a war sub- sidy; and the sum is mostly wasted before its collection is completed iiy the same device lie now solicits authority to grind the nation with a loan of leu m'Mrms in order that after obtaining h he may secure Dictatorial power. Ever since the beginning of this year mea- sures have been sought to provoke hostilities with some European power; for the aiuhi- tious President in order to mature his plans liad need of a foreign war to occupy public ats.eiui.Mi while In; would smoothly carry mi the criuuuai projects he had in view. It Ge : Santa Anna had possessed the hon- or or an illustrious chieftain or had been inspired by the spirit proper to the leader of a roolute ami energeti...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Texas National Register — 14 December 1844

TEXAS NATION A LIE EG IS TER December 1 41 M i : f f C CORRESPONDENCE. Mr Van Zandt to Mr. Calhoun. Legation of Texas Washinglon D. C. Sept. 10 1S44. The undersigned Charge P Affaires of I he Republic of Texas presents his re- spectsto Mr. Calhoun Secretary of Stale of the United States and has the honor k) acquaint him that liis resignation has been accepted and permission given him to return home an i respectfully to ic- ijuest that he may be informed at what lane it will be convenient for Mr. Cal houn to receive him for the purpose of delivering his leller of recal. Mr. Calhoun is further informed that aficr the undersigned shall have taken his leave Mr. Charles H. Raymond the present Secretary of Legation in pursu- ance of the instructions of ihe Secretary ;f State made by order of the President will assume the duties of the Legation as ::clin; Charge d' Affaires until a succes-i-or shall beappointed. The undersigned u.kes pleasure in commending Mr. Ray- mond to Mr. Calhoun and ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Texas National Register — 14 December 1844

December 14 TEXAS Bf A T 10 N A L REGISTER. 19 ' 3. Resolved That the Secretary furnish General Houston with a copy of these resolu- tions. Senator Roman moved a call of the Senate. Senator Kinney absent. On motion of Senator Kaufman the Reso- lutions were adopted. The President pro tent announced that the time had arrived when the Senate should meet tiie House of Representatives to he present at the inauguration of the President and Vice President elect Whereupon the Senate repaired to the Re- presentative II all where the Speaker of the 1 louse administered the oath prescribed by the Constitution to the Hon. Anson Jones President elect; and Senator Greer President pro tem. having administered the oath pre- scribed by the Constitution to tiie Hon. Ken- neth L. Anderson Vice President elect the Senate returned to their Chamber. On motion of Senator Parker the Senate adjourned until to-morrow at 10 o'clock a. in. Tuesday Dec. 10 1844. Senate met roll called quorum present. On motion ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Texas National Register — 14 December 1844

ft TEXAS NATIONAL REGISTER. December 14 ( territory will be extensive unlimited. The Pacific alone will bound the mighty march of ur race and our empire jb mm Europe and AmerrctVher sat) is to be peopled. n regions where the savage and the buffalo now roam uncontrolled the enterprise and industry of .she Anglo-American are yet to find an exten- ded field of development. Wi:h union in- dustry and virtue we have nothing to appre- hend. If left alone we have our destiny in our own hands and may become a nation dis- j tinguished for its wealth and power. It is true we have been viiicd with incon- veniences and evils. It is hut a short time since we were without a currency without ' .available means and every thing to do; for oui national paper was deprcej.ited to almost .nothing. A currency .however has been at ' length establ shed. Hard money is disbursed hy ihe Government an I circulates in the com- j juiunity. The period has arrived I .hone i when this eurrenev may be maintained and ...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Texas National Register — 14 December 1844

K.I December 14 TEXAS national Register. te - Senator Kaufman moved that a standing committee on the state of the Republic be appointed by tlie chair. Carried. On motion of Senator Lawrence the Sen lite adjourned until 3 o'clock p. m. Three O'Clock P. M. A message was received from the House announcing that they had adopted the Sen- ate's substitute for a bill making appropria- tion for contingent expenses; and also that the House had concurred in a joint resolu- tion passed in secret session. Senator Kaufman introduced a bill for the benefit of the Captain of Ordnance. Head first tiaiC. The President announced the following committee on the state of the Republic vizi Senators Greer Wright and Roman. Senator Wright introduced the following resolution: Resolved th.it bis Excellency the President be requested to transmit to this body copies of all contracts entered into be- tween this government and individuals or companies for the puipose of colonizing the public domain since the fir...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Texas National Register — 14 December 1844

J 16 TEXAS NATIONAL REGISTER. December 14 ; .ill 'J ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF THE MAILS AT& FROM WASHINGTON. ARRJtVAL. DEPARTURE. Eastern. Sunday 6PM Monday CAM Monday . GAM Monday 6 A M Western Snturday 6 P M Houston Thursday 0PM Sunday (6 PM Yelasco Friday 12 M Franklin Tuesday 12 M Washington Nov. 1844. jFridav GAM Tuesday 12 M Saturday SAM RATES OF POSTAGE. Established March 1st 1844 and receivable in Gold. Silver ar Exch cotter Bills. Single letters less Mian 100 miles J2fVcts. do over do Double letters less than 1Q0 miles n.- do over do .50 Treble letters Icss.than 100 miles 37 do over do 75 oz. packages less than 100 miles 50 do over do I 00 Any package over one ounce in proportion to the above rates. .Ship letters additional 6 cts. Way letters additional 6 Newspapers less than 100 miies 1 do over ' do 2 do foreign additional I Books and pamphlets per sheet same as newspapers. TEXAS AND U. S. CUSTOM HOUSE liATES OF GOLD. United Slates Eagle old emission $10 GG Do. do. new ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Texas National Register — 21 December 1844

. yj T .- Jt - Vis & . A- m TEXAS NATIONAL REGISTER ;. hc.l . t-ajraj.imiM.jni mj A "t VOL. I. WASHINGTON TEXAS SATURDAY DECEMBER 21 1814. NO. 3. r-. -...--. ...-nr TEXAS NATIONAL REGISTER Edited li'j IK JUL LEU AND PUBLISHED ON SATURDAYS BY MILLER & CUSHNEY. TEKM. Subscription. Five dollars per annum ; three dol- lars for six momhs and two dullais for three months. Advcrlish:g. For each square of 100 words of un- der iiii-t insertion one dollir. For each subsequent insertion fifty cents. A deduction of fifty per cent will be made upon yearly advertisement with the privilege ofienewing the same quartet ly. Announcement of candidates for office ten dollars instructed the unTdjfK&ncd to protest in the most solemn foriu both against the invasion :it this lime and the manner in which it is proposed' to be conducted. The orders of the Commander of the Army of the North Gen. Woll issued on the 20th June last and the Decree of the Provisional President of Mexico of the 17 1 h J...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Texas National Register — 21 December 1844

'S. i f9 .; ' o 17 TEXAS NATIONAL REGISTER; December 2 1 jnunity as Texas that the individuals to he found there are lawless intruders and usurpers without political existence who may be rightfully treated as a gang of pirates and outcasts from societ3 and as such not entitled to the protection of the laws of nations and humanity. In this assumption the government of Mexi- co obslinalelv persists in spile of the well known facts unive?ally admitted by all except itself that the colonists who set TEXAS NATIONAL REGISTER. Il'.tf S JTJT.V G TO .V. SATURDAY DECEMBER 21 1344. II mm. i ' . t ? From the crowded slate of our co- lumns we arc compelled to defer till our next number ibe observations we bad prc- paicd upon President Jones' message. ftj We commence ibis week tbe puhlica- tYeil Texas instead of being. iinru!erS ' tion of tbe very interesting correspondence be- and usurpers were invited to settle there I ween the American Minister at Mexico Gov. Shannon and Mr. Hejon the ?Iexicai...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Texas National Register — 21 December 1844

I yWl December 21 lions of favor and protection not less obvious in the course of events and in the connection i f cause and effect than the pillar and the I 11 une which anciently preceded and led his j chosen people in flmeir journey to the prom- ised land. The fears of our friends toucl ing the per- inauency ot our institutions auu mo inisre- extent succeeded; but it has only been by the exposed by the inordinate duties imposed by presentations of our enemies abroad have no i most extraordinary prudence with vvluch it foreign countries on our cotton our only ta- doubt heretofore had an effect greatly to les- i has been managed. Circumspect as was the ' pie expo.t of present particular importance; sen the amount of emigration Ironi other preceding aduituiitratiou in holding the rein and t suggest to your t special consideration countries to this; but within the past year J on the emission of iixchequer money it crea-' the passage of such laws as shall militate the the unpropilious...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Texas National Register — 21 December 1844

4 20 TEXAS NATIONAL REGIS-TEIt. December '21 ' CONGRESSIONAL. SENATE. Fkiday Pec. 13 1844. Senator Smith from the committee on pub- lic lauds to whom were referred the petitions of John Robinson and Abram Skidmore re- ported bills for thejr. relief and recommended their passage.: read first time. On motion of Senator Greer 500 copies of :hc report of the Secretary of the Treasury with acccompauying documents were ordered to he printed. Senator Greer br leave introduced a hill to repeal an act regulating the collection of im- port duties approved July 23d 1842: read first time. Senator Munson by leave introduced a hill to repeal the act enforcing the collection of costs in the Supreme Court: read first time. Senator Munson by leave introduced the following resolution. Resolved that the com mittee on military affairs be requested to in- quire what number of men be necessary and what system of organization be most efficient for the protection of our frontier and that they report by bil...

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