Pease to the Texas Legislature, November 30, 1857

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the lives of citizens of Mexican origin engaged in the


business of transportation along the road from San


Antonio to the Gulf. unless they are escorted by a military


force. The term of service of the Militia now employed will


expire on the 8th day of December, and unless some


direction is received from the Legislature to continue their


services, I shall feel it my duty to discharge them on that


day.

It will require an appropriation of about fourteen thousand


and five hundred dollars to pay the services


of the Company, and for their subsistence and forage.

E.M. Pease

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Pease to the Texas Legislature, November 30, 1857, Records of Elisha M. Pease, Texas Office of the Governor, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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