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    Army of Texas Receipt, Dated Less than a Month after the Alamo, Signed by Martin Parmer. 6½" x 8", headed "San Augustin April 2, 1836 Received of Wm R. D. Ward one Waggon (sic) and Harness valued at two hundred dollars for use of the Army of Texas." Signed by Parmer as "Agent for Texas". Martin Parmer, who referred to himself as the "Ring Tailed Panther," came to Texas from Missouri in 1826. He promptly involved himself in the Fredonian Rebellion, and fled across the Sabine when Mexican forces intervened. After returning to Texas in 1831, and immediately being expelled by Mexican authorities, Parmer again returned in 1835, and was named a delegate to the Convention of 1836, signing the Texas Declaration of Independence. Scarce document in fine condition.

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