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"The Laws Relating to the Debt of Texas, An ACT to provide for ascertaining the debt of the late Republic of Texas"
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Texas. "The Laws Relating to the Debt of Texas, An ACT to provide for ascertaining the debt of the late Republic of Texas" - Page 1. 1850. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 22, 2017. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/earlytex/item/2649/show/2642.

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Texas. (1850). "The Laws Relating to the Debt of Texas, An ACT to provide for ascertaining the debt of the late Republic of Texas" - Page 1. Early Texas Documents. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/earlytex/item/2649/show/2642

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Title "The Laws Relating to the Debt of Texas, An ACT to provide for ascertaining the debt of the late Republic of Texas"
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  • Texas
Date 1850
Description Typescript, Chapter 143, “The Laws Relating to the Debt of Texas, An ACT to provide for ascertaining the debt of the late Republic of Texas.”
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  • Texas--History--1846-1950
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  • Early Texas Statehood
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  • government records
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Original Item Location ID 1973-001, Box 3, Folder 264
Original Collection Early Texas Documents Collection
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=465
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Transcript THE LAWS RELATING TO THE DEBT OF TEXAS. CHAPTER 143. AN ACT to provide for ascertaining the debt of the late Republic of Texas. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature? of the State of Texas, That tbe Auditor and Comptroller of public accounts, as soon as practicable after the passage of this act, shall cause six months notice to be given, by publication in some newspaper, published weekly, in the city of Austin, New Orleans, Washington city, and New York, requiring all persons having any claim or demand for money against the late Republic of Texas, to present the same to the Auditor and Comptroller of public accounts on or before the second Monday in November, 1849, and all claims that "shall not be presented on or before that time shall be postponed. Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the Auditor and Comptroller, jointly, to receipt, under their seals of office, for all claims presented to them, setting forth the par value thereof at the time the same accrued or were issued, the name of the person to whom the debt accrued, the date and amount thereof. The Auditor and Comptroller shall each keep a correct list in books kept for that purpose separately: first, the audited or ascertained claims, such as stock bonds, treasury notes, military scrip, or any other audited or ascertained claim; second, all claims with sufficient evidences and vouchers to authorize them to audit under the~Tate Republic of Texas ; thirdly, such claims as are not sufficiently authenticated by vouchers. It is hereby made the duty of the Auditor and Comptroller to report to tlie next session of the Legislature for its acticfy. 8r,<:. :*. Be it ftfrlhtrmatted^ That it Mmll be the duly of tin Comptroller and Auditor, jointly, to report to the h?xt. biennial ion of the Legislature, for final adjustment, the whole amount and character of the public debt, ascertained according to the provisions of this act, together with sjflcb suggestions concern the same as they may deem just and proper and they shall I- e report semi-annually from the iifst of May, 1848, to the ( ernor the amount and character of the claims presented and filled