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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