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    [Texas Revolution] Ordinances and Decrees of the Consultation, Provisional Government of Texas and the Convention, Which Assembled at Washington March 1, 1836. By Order of the Secretay [sic] of State. Houston: National Banner Office - Niles & Co. Printers, 1838. First edition. 8vo. 156 pp. Index. Bound in modern three-quarter brown morocco. Gilt lettering to spine. Marbled endpapers. Inked notation on title page, "Executive Office 18321." Some toning and foxing to the pages. Very good.

    "The two ordinances of the Consultation printed here are the 'Declaration' of November 7, 1835, and the 'Plan and Powers of the Provisional Government of Texas,' adopted November 13. The last ordinance of the General Council printed is one for January 17, 1836, and the only ordinance of the Convention of March, 1836, is the 'Executive Ordinance,' so called, adopted March 16, establishing the ad interim government" (Streeter).

    References:
    Streeter 246. Howes T133. Raines, p. 229. Sabin 94959.


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