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    Goliad Document, rare, original Pre-Republic document. Discussing the Presidio La Bahia from Rena Ramon Musquiz, Mexican Governor of Texas. Manuscript letter signed by Antonio De Bexar, March 14, 1829. Original executive order NO. 54, offered changing the name of Presidio La Bahia to Goliad. The name Goliad, is an anagram for Hidalgo (the father of the Mexican Revolution).The city was to become famous several years later, when Colonel Fannin and over 400 of his men were mercilessly massacred on Palm Sunday, 1836, by the Mexicans under the order of General Santa Anna. A central document in Texas history.Courtesy of Simpson Galleries, Houston Consigned Lot The high bid placed by via mail, fax, the Internet or telephone will be entered as the opening bid for the lot during the live portion of the silent auction.

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