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    Mirabeau B. Lamar Government Bond Signed as the second president of the Republic of Texas. One page, 10" x 7.5", October 1, 1840, Austin. Lamar served as president from 1838 through 1841. During his administration, the capital of Texas was moved from Houston--the namesake of Sam Houston--to Austin, a move supported by Lamar since Sam Houston was one of his leading critics. This bond, listed as "No. 10" and countersigned by "Wm. Levey" as acting secretary of Treasury, contains one punch cancellation which is immediately above Lamar's signature. The top edge contains tape repairs on verso and stains; else fine.

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