BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA:
(Presidential Proclamation Submitting the Texas Constitution to the Voters, July 15, 1869)
In pursuance of the provisions of the act of Congress, approved April 10th, 1869, I hereby designate Tuesday, the thirtieth day of November, 1869, as the time for submitting the constitution adopted by the convention which met in Austin, Texas, on the fifteenth day of June, to the voters of said State, registered at the date of such submission, viz.:--
I direct the vote to be taken upon the said constitution in the following manner, viz.:
Each voter favoring the ratification of the constitution, as adopted by the convention of the fifteenth of June, 1868, shall express his judgment by voting
FOR THE CONSTITUTION.
Each voter favoring the rejection of the constitution, shall express his judgment by voting
AGAINST THE CONSTITUTION.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand, and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.
Done at the city of Washington, this fifteenth day of July, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-nine, and of the Independence of the United States of America the ninety-fourth.
Sanger, George P., ed. the Statutes at Large, Treaties and Proclamations of the United States of America from December, 1865, to March, 1867.... Vol. XIV. Boston: Little, Brown, And Company, 1868, p. 1129.