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    [Texas Republic]. Laws of the Republic of Texas, Passed at the Session of the Fourth Congress. Printed by order of the Secretary of State. In One Volume. Houston: Telegraph Power Press, 1840. 8vo, 280 pages. Index. Includes acts to adopt the Common Law of England; to provide protection for the northern and western frontier; to punish swindling and other offenses; to provide payments to veterans of the Texas Army or Navy; to suppress gaming; to prevent free persons of color to immigrate to the Republic of Texas; to suppress dueling; acts concerning slaves and American Indians; to incorporate the cities of Austin, Beaumont, and Texana; to raise a company of mounted troops called the "Fannin Guards"; et al. Waterstaining throughout. Three inch tear in the middle of the title page. Damage to the lower edges of pages 245 through 252 and 277 through 278. Remnants of spine covering still evident.

    Reference: Streeter 416. Eberstadt 162:802. Raines, p. 230. Sabin 95000, note.


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