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    [Republic of Texas]. William Fisher Letter Signed Twice as Secretary of War. One page, 8" x 4.25", Columbia [Texas], February 11, 1837. Fisher, who served as the secretary of war of the Republic of Texas from December 1836 until November 1837, twice signs this order for "Two Hundred blank appointments, for the officers of the army." Very clean text.

    Fisher had fought at the Battle of San Jacinto and later served in the Somervell Expedition. When Alexander Somervell abandoned the expedition, Fisher was chosen as the leader by the remaining men who continued on into Mexico. Fisher was later wounded and sent to Perote Prison. After his release in 1843, he returned to Texas.


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