Chapter XXIV. An Act to admit Texas as a Member of the Confederate States of America.
March 2, 1861
The Congress of the Confederate States of America do enact, That the State of Texas be and is hereby admitted as a member of this Confederacy, upon an equal footing with the other Confederate States.
Approved March 2, 1861.
Matthews, James M., ed. Statutes at Large of the Provisional Government of the Confederate States of America from the Institution of the Government, February 8, 1861, to Its Termination, February 18, 1862, Inclusive.... Richmond: R.M. Smith, Printer to Congress, 1864, p. 44.