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Three days before Texas secedes from the Union, Governor Sam Houston approves payment to a mounted Texas Ranger ?for Protection of the Frontier??
Partly Printed Document Signed ?Sam Houston? as Governor of Texas, 2p, 8? x 4.25?, front & verso. Austin, Texas, January 29, 1861. Completed in manuscript. Toned at edges. Large cancellation ?X? penned on each side. Signature and writing light but legible. Good condition.Headed ?Treasury Warrant.? In full, ?The Treasurer of the State of Texas Will pay to Elijah Southword pr G S Fitzhugh Atty One hundred & twenty dollars, out of any money appropriated by act of February 3rd 1860 for Protection of the Frontier this amount being for Pay as Private in Capt. Fitzhugh?s Co. Mount Volunt.? Signed ?C.H. Randolph? as Treasurer and ?George I. Durham? as acting Comptroller.Printed on verso ?Agreeable to an Act of the Legislature approved February 14th, 1860, this Warrant will draw ten per cent per annum interest until paid.? Signed ?Sam Houston? as Governor? and ?George I. Durham? as acting Comptroller. Also signed along the right edge ?G
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