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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 4. 1850. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 29, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/earlytex/item/2649/show/2645.

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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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  • Text
Original Item Location ID 1973-001, Box 3, Folder 264
Original Collection Early Texas Documents Collection
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Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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Transcript effect and be in force, from and after the first day of May, A. D. 1850. AN ACT providing for the liquidation and payment of the debt of the late Republic of Texas. Sec 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas, That two millions of dollars of bonds of the indemnity due the State of Texas, and now at her disposal,for the sale to the United States of a portion of her northwestern territory, under the provisions of an act of Congress proposing to the State of Texas the establishment of her northern and western boundaries, &c, approved September 9th, 1850, are -hereby appropriated for the payment of that portion of the debt of the late Republic of Texas embraced in articles third, fourth, ninth, tenth, fourteenth, fifteenth and sixteenth, and interest which may have accrued thereon included in articles twelfth and thirteenth of this section; which debt has been submitted for adjustment to the Auditor and Comptroller of the State, under the provisions of an act to provide for ascertaining the debt of the late Republic of Texas, approved March 20th, A. D. 1848, and an act supplementary thereto, approved February 8tb, A. D. 1850, and, reported by them to the Legislature in their report of November 12th, 1851, as follows: First For Xen per cent, consolidated fund, created by act of the 7th of June, 1837, four hundred arid forty-two thousand seven hundred and sixty-eight dollars and seventy-six cents. Second. For ten per cent, consolidated fund, created by act of the 7th of June, 1837, issued under an act for the relief of Swart- wout and others, seven thousand nine hundred and seventy dollars and forty-three cents. Third. For ten per cent, funded debt, created by act of 5th of February, 1840, two hundred and twenty-six thousand and two hundred dollars. Fourth. For eight per cent, funded debt, created by act of 5th of February, 1840, seven thousand two hundred and eighty-four dollars. Fifth. For eight per cent, treasury bonds, created by act of 5th of February, 1840, one hundred and fifty-three thousand three hundred and sixty dollars. Sixth. For ten per cent, treasury notes, issued under act of June 9th, 1837, first issue, forty-one thousand six hundred and thirty dollars. Seventh. For ten cent, treasury notes, issued under act of June 9th, 1837, second issue, one hundred and sixty-five thousand six hundred and eighty-five dollars and fifty cents. Eighth. For treasury notes without interest, issued under act of 19th of January, 1839, third issue, four hundred and fifty-seven thousand and forty-eight dollars.