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    Republic of Texas Bonds (2).

    Mirabeau Lamar Government Bond Signed as president of the Republic of Texas. Single sheet, 9.75" x 7.5"; Austin; October 1, 1840. Certificate number 92 in the amount of $100, with ten coupons present. Contains several "X" cut cancellations. Minor separations occurring at some folds, and bits of paper loss thereat.

    David G. Burnet Government Bond Signed "David G. Burnet" as vice president/acting president of the Republic of Texas. One page, 10" x 7.5"; Austin; January 1, 1841. Certificate number 696 in the amount of $500, decorated with two steel engraved vignettes including a farm scene of a man plowing and an Indian warrior. With ten coupons present, and several "X" cut cancellations.

    Both bonds were issued to Stock Commissioner Charles DeMorse, whose job it was to fund the public debt under President Lamar. The bonds are matted and framed together to an overall size of 16" x 22".


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