The Treaty of Velasco (Public), May 14, 1836

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Treaty of Velasco (public)

---Public Agreement---

Articles of an agreement entered into between his Excellency
David G. Burnet of the President of the Republic of Texas of the
one part & His Excellency General Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana
President General in Chief of the other part--

--Aricle 1st--

General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna agrees that he will not take up arms nor
will he exercise his influence to cause them
to be taken up against the People of Texas during the present
War of Independance--


All hostilities between the Mexican & Texian troops wiill
cease immediately both on land & water--


The Mexican troops will evacuate the territory of Texas
passing to the other side of the Rio Grande del Norte


The Mexican Army in its retreat shall not take the
property of any person without his consent & just indem-
nification, using only such articles as may be necessary
for its subsistence; in cases when the owner may not be
present & remitting to the Commander in Chief of the Army of
Texas or to the Commissioners to be appointed for the adjustment
of such matters an account of the value of the property
consumed, the place where taken & the name of the


The Treaty of Velasco (Public), May 14, 1836, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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