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    Thomas Jefferson Green Manuscript Document Signed One page, 8" x 9.75", New Orleans, May 11, 1836. An unlisted manuscript, No. 875, Texian loan: "Twelve Months after date I promise that the Government of Texas will pay to Mr. E.W. Gregory the sum of One Thousand Dollars with Interest from date which said sum I have borrowed this day from said E.W. Gregory for the use of said Government." signed with rank and authority: "Th: Jeff: Green Brigadier Genl. of the Army of Texas and authorized agent to borrow money". Additionally signed at bottom by John G. Welschmeyer as Acting Secretary of Treasury attesting that "The above amount & interest at 10% up to 11 May 1837 was paid to T.J. Green by the Department on 24 Dec 1836". Green founded the Texas Land Company in Florida shortly before the Texas Revolution. He moved to Texas in 1836, but abandoned the colonization project to serve in the army. He was commissioned a brigadier general and returned to the U.S. to raise volunteers, money, and ammunition. With uneven toning, tiny separations at folds along margin, and a few instances of paper loss, none affecting the text. Very good condition. From the collection of Darrel Brown.

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