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    Mathew Caldwell Document Signed. Two pages, 7.63" x 9.75" (folded), December 22, 1835, Gonzales, Texas. Written just months after the Battle of Gonzales, this document gives authorization to Eli Mitchel as a contractor for the Volunteer Army. The appointment is signed by Matthew Caldwell, Captain of the Gonzales-Seguin Rangers, Sub Contractor in the Volunteer Army and later, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence. Notably, this appointment is also co-signed by Ezekiel Williams, one of the Old Eighteen, the group of American colonists who defended Gonzales' town cannon in events that ultimately led to the Battle of Gonzales. Opens to 9.75" x 15.25", with some paper loss at the folds, moderate toning, and foxing throughout.



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    March, 2012
    3rd Saturday
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