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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 28 February 1854

riir-w' -wywiyTp- 1 IiWEI&ivm cmTgruiuiuijttgJ5ac3agiigroagHgamsEBa.a VOL. 1. AUSTIN TEXAS. TUESDAY FEBRUARY 28 1854. NO 45. iiu;irjcrciAMVvaitMn3aiw3'-TiTaPiivwuiA iu.-.)iMJimJJiJi.atJinnmEWuuiwmm 13 ffll H & FIFTH LBOIgLATURB BEBATES IN THE SENATE. .5. TT. CHjEIVIL11. Reporter. Ehiday Jan. 13th 1854. The adoption of Senator Weather- ford's amendment to the Loan Bill being the question Mr. Gage moved to la)' it upon the tabic. Mr. Weatlierford asked leave to ad- dress the Senate. Leave being given Mr. WEATHEREORD said Mr. President : I see according to the papers that much responsibility rests upon my shoulders if this amendment should be adopted. I did offer it hesitatingly as I remarked the other day because I took the position before my constituents in favor of the loan policy provided it could be made a secure one. I wis wil- ling to loan if it could bo. done safely. We have already taken one step beyond what I had promised to go. I did not advocate the doctrine of givi...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 28 February 1854

V HP"" f p? -v V 41 . I ' I fa ''- ft I- b JL' tWUf'jHlXlWllCfJJrtOW0 VjnwjwikwULaF jj wewmmvwn JLn-WW.W l.WHlffiWMr the Somite and the country I will mako this statement. I did stato that I thought tlie gentloman from Nacogdoches (Mr. Whitakcr) announced the vote to ho 15 and 15 and I also stated that I did not douht that the gentleman voted as ho said ho did. I do not recollect to have heard him vote; but Sir I was satisfied that he voted or intended to vote as he Kays he did. lie seems to insinuate that I would not speak boldly and indepen- dently what 1 thought the facts to be. 1 thought that I spoke boldly and indepen- dently enough when I told him that I thought ho announced the vote 15 and 15. What would he have mo say in regard to it? Would he have me swallow my words? L have jiol said anything that I would take hack. I have offered what I thought would bo a satisfactory apology. I have not imputed any wrong motives to him but merely gave the facts as I understood them. It h...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 28 February 1854

k -f- .1 - IrAmrMaimiTOBIWt w.tAtalu..J'tlWBIiUllILl'uM"llJ irW.'l'WUlPW.KtJWUUiUU.UM'ftWaWmilBU TJ fjimmiwu;.ijgvtvn?ujrjunn.'im I S made in relation to tho most suitable Itiototsfor the odiitbinjilUtba rbttd lb cross our rivers. 'Phis will involve questions of importance in view of directness of route and economy in expenditure lor building bridges &c. Mr. J. J. Lee 1ms written a letter to the editor of the Nacogdoches uironi- ti'le placing the advantages of Taos in a very conpicuous liglit which is copied : 'Taos as you arc probably aware is fhituated on the west bank of tho Trinity river about Jo miles below the mouth of f the Bast "Fork and from jO to 15 miles above where the line or 32 is supposed to cross said river. "Where that line is represented to cross this stream the swamp is 7 miles wide whereas at this place the swamp is less than $ of a mile measured; as the overflow in tho upper Trinity swamp is from 8 to 10 feet at times in depth a bridge will be necessary that...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 28 February 1854

UBUMWMWUMJWI I 1 I r M i: Li 'X tmmiuwfimaauHtJmmu it will bo scon that tlic burthen -will fall more lightly upon the Btock-holdcrs here. In mentioning the above 3400000 as to be raised hero wo would not bo under- stood as supposing that sum to bo the en- tire amount that our merchants and plan- ters will contribute to the whole enter- prise. That will be swelled to (loublc or treble that amount in the progress of the Work. From Ihcsc considerations it is our im- pression that whilst our.own people should do all they can should obtain as much power in the corporation as possible yet that capitalists from abroad with ready money should bo encouraged to take hold with them and push the road to the com- pletion bf it to "Wharton as early as pos- sible. This will be very desirable on ac- count of securing the Colorado trade which is now being bid for by various points neither of which stand at present rh'so favorablo a position as does this. A Factory blown up. The New " York Tribune gi...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 2 March 1854

TRI-WEEKLY STATE TIMES. mnmnia VOL. 1. AUSTIN TEXAS THURSDAY MARCH 2 1854. NO 46. t.niMiriimn'u'umu FIFTH LEGISLATURE BEBATES IN TEE SENATE. .1. T. FUST Reporter. January 19th 1854. Remarks of air. Gulim Upon a motion to reconsider the vote adopting an amendment to the Loan Bill reserving 800000 to be ex- pended upon roads not commencing upon the Gulf or the Bags thereof. Mr. President: It lias been my mis- fortune during the discussion of this question to be sick and am still quite fee- ble; but feel such a deep interest in this question that I am constrained to make a few remarks. T hope the motion to reconsider will be carried as I think it a matter of great importance to us. 1 have indicated the course which I shall pursue upon the final disposition of this question by the votes which I have cast; still it would have afforded me a great deal of pleasure if I had had the physi- cal ability to answer some of the argu- ments which have been offered by gen- tlemen of the other side....

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 2 March 1854

"rr is iiwiii miwwmwunCT mem m&MMUMhanMkMMMM MiaiuunMn WHHB1MIIHII JUHif 'It UiaBMl1WWJMwl ' vvra "' Ha Ji i m i gentlemen nnd their constituents more facilities for transportation than any other roads in contemplation and tho most likely to be constructed of any others: one of them is under contract for sixty miles and the other has equally fair pros- pects. When tho Pacific road bill -was before this body it -vas well known who was among its warmest advocates. It was bc- liovcd that the passage of that bill would sound tho death-knell of the interests of tho West and South unless the means of connecting with that road wore afforded them. You hoard gentlemen declare that thoy would be willing to give forty or even sixty sections of land for its construction because it was a great national measure; "because it would redound to the benefit of tho whole Union. Gentlemen may le- gislate for other portions as much as they please; but I am satisfied to legislato for the State of Texa...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 2 March 1854

wii yjai.yu ;wjk43ajiBy" Trv:iiMwimijiWviiy'rrr'TOiw' itjiiim.nMWuiHiinlin1i i inn KJSSwft-MiiHi uTTui ir " n i')inj ho will let out the contract to those best calculated and best prepared to execute the work. I love my country Mr. Speaker and I have never been found I trust going for anything which was detrimental to the interest of my State. I may bo pardoned for saying that until I became connected with the Texas Central Railroad Compa- ny my name has never been mentioned in any law of the Republic or State in which every other individual citizen of the country was not equally interested. I love my character sir and I love my country a great deal better than I love my purse. This is a good bill as it is Mr. Speak- er. I have a great respect for the Sen- ate and I think it best to pass their bill. The committee on Internal Improvements of which I have the honor to be a mem- ber have a local bill which has not yet been reported. "We want the co-ordinate action of the Senate upon ou...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 2 March 1854

i5K ' "H b t m i it s Ill ii i n chalybeate to the taste. Narrow ridges of pine-covered hills pass through this country which is woll settled but which offers few inducements to the stock-raiser; as tho wild range of the woods has been destroyed by grazing and the improve- ments of tho ownors of the land. This section of the State being tho most remoto from tho dangers of the Mexican and Comanche frontiers was tho first which was well-settled by American emi- grants. Another day's journey brings him through extensivo forests and little prairies surrounded by pine trees and well mixed with sand and a dark loam to tho Trinity which rises like the Sa- bine in high rolling prairies ; but is hero bordered by cane-brakes and a heavy forest. It is nearly one hundred yards wide. Its water has a dark hue when it Is clearest; but when it is swollen with rain it is a turbid ash-crilored stream such as all tho waters of rich grey and black prairies are in wet seasons. His route will then carry ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 4 March 1854

'vrtyr' i-tT- " WW. t4wmwrpmerTff . w - TRI-WEEKLY STATE TIMES rt VOL. 1. AUSTIN TEXAS. SATURDAY MARCH 4 1854. NO 47. oBgww:oia.ffl'J3.iiuwau!tumiinn mmumuiuiJUf McJtmirora fo K r i :? FIFTH LEGISLATURE BEBATES IN THE SENATE. J. T. FMNT Reporter. Tuesday Jan. 24. The bill to be entitled "An Act for the relief of tbe Alabama Indians" being be- fore the Senate ; Mr. HART said Mr. President: I do not fully see the intentions of the intro- ducer of that bill. I have no particular objections to giving the Alabama Indians lands as long us the' will stay upon them ; but to issue to them a patent to lands I think is asking too much and therefore am not -willing to do that. I would be willing to vote for a bill to set aside twelve hundred and eighty acres of land for them to live upon as long as they might wish to ; but not to give them a title in fee simple. It appears by the latter clause that they cannot sell it which makes it less objectionable. Mr. PEDIGO Mr. President: I would simply r...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 4 March 1854

ij.umif tiiwatMi.il JLLIII 1 15 Narrow rich li chalybeate to the taste. JN arrow ridges of pine-covered hills pass through this country which is well settled but which offers few inducements to the stock-raiser; as the- wild range of the woods has been destroyed by grazing and the improve- ments of the owners of the land. This section of the State being the most remote from the dangers of the Mexican and Comanche frontiers was the first which was well-settled by American emi grants. Another day s loumoy brings lim through extensive forests and little prairies surrounded by pine trees and well mixed with sand and a dark loam to the Trinity which rises like the Sa- bine in high rolling prairies; but is here bordered by cane-brakes and a heavy forest. Lt is nearly one hundred yards wide. Its water has a dark lute when it is clearest; but when it is swollen with rain it is a turbid ash-colored stream such as all the waters of rich grey and black prairies are in wet seasons. His route wi...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 4 March 1854

TRI-WEEKLY STATE VOL. 1. tTwwrerCTgrezyrsmraaamLrmMuajtfwuMpg FIFTH LEGISLATURE BEBATES IN THE SENATE. r- FMKi ltejportcr. Tuesday Jan. 24. The bill to be entitled "An Act for the relief of the Alabama Indians" being be- fore the Senate ; Mr. HART said Mr. President: I do not fully see the intentions of the intro- ducer of that bill. 1 have no particular objections to giving the Alabama Indians lands as long as they -will stay upon them ; but to issue to them a patent to lands I think is asking too much and therefore am not willing to do that. I would be willing to vote for a bill to set aside twelve hundred and eighty acres of land for them to live upon as long as they might wish to ; but not to give them a title in fee simple. It appears by the hitter clause that they cannot sell it which makes it less objectionable. Mr. PEDIGO Mr. President: I would simply remark that the State re- linquishes only for the time that the In- dians may occupy the land. If the land to be selected has...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 4 March 1854

- t qg' 1. 1 f m: M S iinmnjiimiH 'niMiftntfeeaimn WW i'juumiiimiu tiwiiji.tJWTiijKiJitJuwft'iiixiwiriW uh for assistance. These very Indians for which provisions is made in that bill had their arms ready in 183G to scalp our women and children if the battle of San Jacinto had went against us as it was the intention of all the Indians these the Cherokees and others to rise against us in arms whenever the proper time should arrive ; and they would have done it hud wc not been successful. ( Mr. McANELLY That tribe of In- dians has turned out an hundred warriors for the defence of Texas against Santa Anna. Mr. M1LLI.CAN ask for the re- cot lis Mr. McANELLY It is a little too late to hunt up records. They turned out in our defence when they had three nuiiumu minium. x nun v uuuu.vu uivy have thirty now. There were some In- dians which wero against us during our darker days it is true ; but thexe were tour friends and they should not suffer ; tho innocent should not be punished for the c...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 4 March 1854

rrT--T3azWBagnfWCauiJa"ga; r.rmiitM'wi:MBracssrPBaanorpraaB WTSU DflHIKMI WMMCTM of isolation from the other inhabitants. The project of the establishment of an in- dependent German colony we believe would have been opposed bitterly by ma- ny old German settlers. Men who had left Europe in order to avoid living un- der a monarchical government would not have aided in establishing one with a Gorman prince at its head in America. Of the complicity of the New Braunfels and Fredericksburg people in the matter nothing is known further than what may be inferred from the above paragraph. The following extract will give an idea of what the German princes engaged in the introduction of settlers into the Re- public of Texas asked of that govern- ment : William Henri Banner held Minister Oh Charge d' Affairs to His Excellency Anson Jon en Secretary of State. A Tin: IIaoui: Sept. 23 1843 1st. The society would engage it- self (a) to introduce to Texas and to set- tle there within a certain peri...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 4 March 1854

& HU&K u PT !M R 15'. 5K. SM P&- &s PS 5sP sr l. 14 B i i i- MJ Li r VfaitiiLajimhiiJwmjwirtj VMWMIIllllllf i Lji uiiii JJ-JTm-?VTTfTTrV''"- iwasrrtjl"rtegiP'TftWM"w' ;rirraesoirw5fjT Loril Abordccn Mr. S P. Andrews Trhoin I have mentioned in former des- patches as being in London on an Abo- lition Mission requested mo to present him to Mr. Addingtom After some re- flection I consented to do ao ; tho intro- duction being in no degree official as I stated to Mr. Addington and as this course put mo fairly in possession of tho Abolition schemes which had already been presented to the British Government. On this occasion I expressed my utter dissent from and opposition to all opera- tions then carrying on in Londou having for their object tho abolition of slavery in Texas. In my interview with Lord Aberdeen on the 20th inst. I stated that Mr. An- drews coming to London about abolition was his individual act wholly unauthor Wm lv the Government or citizens of Texas. That ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 7 March 1854

WEEKLY STATE TIMES M 1MB M yarr.&''JiJ' VOL. 1. AUSTIN TEXAS TUESDAY MARCH 7 1854 NO 48. J ffMmwy''v'"v'Tgir;'WJCTW'::"l: xvmmuLUUHLWjivwu-niuvxr JffTH liBfilSLATDRB. DEBATES IN THE SENATE S. T. FJIXT. Reporter. "Friday Jan. 27 1854. Vpon the final passage of a bill to be entitled-' An act to amend an act sup- plementary to an act to incorporate tJte Vide s'bvrij and El Paso llailroad Company. Mr. Pre?) dent: 1 would like to make vi few remarks in relation to this bill be- fore the vote is taken. It was remarked 'by the gentleman from Anderson (Mr. Jowcrs) that this bill had been amended about enough and that it ought now to be allowed "to pass along. I don't be- lieve there wns ever a bill that wanted more amendment than this. It is true that it has been amended some half a ilozcn times; and still it needs amending :is bad as ever. I contend sir that this bill was originally unconstitutional. I holievo it unconstitutional from the be- ginning and if it is ever brought to life i...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 7 March 1854

I mmt& . uLiui!Jujmm'js.7itiJiJJJJAi.muiiK-miaiiwt!MxrT3i nwrTTCsatfnTrwl'MV'r.'w"C.'.'l'UtCTr3WCTrKr;i ii 1 It raw !vi 4 an .1. r . lv r .i j 1 yi BE8siJ: iff t Pacific Railroad never can bo made the hobby of: any one man. I shall A'otc for everything that will tend to place this measure properly be- fore the House so that each member who may desire- it may participate in debate' "and give their reasons for voting for or against the bill. And I wish before my name is put upon record as voting upon this measure as I am responsible to my constituents and to the country for the vote I shall cast that it shall bo made as perfect as possible both in principle and in its detail. To supply the defects of the prcsont one. I cannot trust to the contingencies of a future bill. To lorco mo to DC re- sponsible for that bill with all its defects and deformities is most unjust it is most unkind. I shall therefore vote in favor of the niotion to reconsider. After somo discussion of points of ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 7 March 1854

r jj LlljiUWulaaiawiiutti"'Kl'raa Cl)pinisfnleittni (I .IfUVAIA'KI PROPRIETOR fr PITRLJSIIKR John's roitii kihtoii. AUSTIN TUESDAY MA11CJ1 7 185 L Cot. T. X Jennings Attorney-General of the Stale left for Nacogdoches by Monday's stage -where he will remain a short time with his family before proceed- ing to Tyler to attend the sitting of the Supreme Court. Col. Jennings during his stav in this city attended to all the official business On hand in his office lie delivered opinions in every instance when called upon by a government officer with- in the line of his duty. He has at least been an active and attentive officer ; and his ability and legal attainments are ac- knowledged by all. Reliable informa- tion has been received of his intention to become a candidate for re-election. g We had the pleasure the other davto meet our friend from "Waco Capt. S. P. Ross. The Capt. is an old Tcxi- iU1 has been mi actor in many stirring scenes upon the frontier. Ho served un- Hays Erath and ot...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 7 March 1854

ajflssiTttiul T5j PfRy?1' Ju V r 1 'V SS l: ' .J.O.) K M iris iwfs HK A jfcFiiniutjJKi3ufU""m.aji'j twHwivuffarwr .- jii.imi nil ii'jhWffl ! 'inil1WIWltgW''WWm'HI WitijwAMnBW'S85Bras "which being inconsistent with the principles of non-intervention by Con- .grcss with slavery in the States and Ter- ritories its recognised by the legislation of 1850 commonly called the compro- mise measure is hereby declared inope- rative and void it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any territory or Slate nor to exclude it therefrom; 'but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way subject only to the Con- stitution of the United States." The question being tukon.tho amend- ment was adopted by a vote of 35 to 10 as follows: Yeas Messrs. Adams Atchison Bay- ard Boll Benjamin Broadhcad Brown Butler Cass Clayton Dawson Dixon Dodgo (of Iowa) Douglas Evans Fit.r patrick Gcycr Gwin Hunter Johnson Jon...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 9 March 1854

TRI-WEEKLY STATE TIMES. tMjyvaxnes-asaiBi ttftfl kWtWMtMafet YOL. 1. AUSTIN TEXAS THURSDAY MARCH 9 1854 NO 49 nJttJW-"0-''"- FIFTH IiBGISLATUBB. REBATES IN THE SENATE. 5. T. FMKT ItepoHer. " Monday Jan. 80 1854. The bill to authorize the claims of the Texas association commonly known as "Mercer's Colony" to be judicially in- vestigated and settled being before the Senate on its second reading Mr. PASCHAL said Mr. President: The object of this bill is to allow the con- tractors of Mercer's colony to bring suit in 'the District Court to establish what they are entitled to; it is togiye them the right to bring an action similar to that which has been had in reference to other colonial contracts. It will be recollect- ed that in 1841 '2 '3 and '4 colonists were invited to the Republic by offering largo grants of land to those who would establish colonies upon the frontier and introduce a certain number of colonists by a specified time. 'Four contracts were made to establish colonics: on...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Tri-Weekly State Times — 9 March 1854

vf".1 r & - - Txta 1 ' ilk iM iv . m - & $ ."Cj P . k i' fj different manner? Now let mo refer to tho 88d section of the seventh article which has heen ho often reiterated. What does it say sir ? "The aggregate amount of debt hereafter contracted by the legislature shall never exceed 'the Viiih of 100000 except in case of war t" ropel invasion or suppress insurrec- tions." Cannot parties owe us sir? Supposing this fund is lent to railroad companies or anybody else a corpora- tion a State or tho United States Go- vernment cannot they owe us over one hundred thousand dollars ? "Will gentle- men say we cannot rcecijp the' money tho United States owes us five or ten mil- lions for which we have the bonds of that government ? According to tho argu- ment of those gentlemen on account of the constitutional provision wo are only entitled to bo paid 1000000 of that mo- ney Sir this construction is'prcposter- qus. We can bo" owed as much tis we choo.se as much as parties may choose to...

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