The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897

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Austins Colonizaition Laws 1822
Constitution of 1824
Colonization Law Federal 1824
The Fredonian Declaration of Independence 1826
Laws and Decrees State of Coahuila and Texas 1824
Colonization Law State of Tamaulipas 1826
Naturalization Law of the General Congress 1828
San Felipe Convention 1832
Journals of the Consultation 1835
Proceedings of the General Council 183536
The Goliad Declaration of Independence 1835
Journals of the Convention at Washington 1836
Ordinances and Decrees of the Consultation 1836
The Declaration of Independence 1836
The Constitution of the Republic 1836
Laws of the Republic Second Congress second session 1838 1471

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Sida 828 - If any member, in speaking, or otherwise, transgress the rules of the House, the Speaker shall, or any member may. call to order ; in which case the member so called to order shall immediately sit down, unless permitted to explain ; and the House shall, if appealed to, decide on the case, but without debate.
Sida 827 - He shall preserve order and decorum; may speak to points of order in preference to other members, rising from his seat for that purpose; and shall decide questions of order, subject to an appeal to the house by any two members; on which appeal, no member shall speak more than once, unless by leave of the house.
Sida 863 - The returns of every election for Governor shall be sealed up and transmitted to the seat of government by the returning officers, directed to the Speaker of the Senate, who shall open and publish them in the presence of a majority of the members of each house of the General Assembly...
Sida 837 - ... political connection with the Mexican nation has forever ended, and that the people of Texas do now constitute a free, sovereign, and independent republic, and are fully invested with all the rights and attributes which properly belong to independent nations; and, conscious of the rectitude of our intentions, we fearlessly and confidently commit the issue to the decision of the Supreme arbiter of the destinies of nations.
Sida 831 - There shall be elected at the commencement of each Congress, to continue in office until their successors are appointed, a Clerk, Sergeantat-arms, Doorkeeper, and Postmaster, each of whom shall take an oath for the true and faithful discharge of the duties of his office, to the best of his knowledge and abilities, and to keep the secrets of the House...
Sida 539 - Commonwealth, for the time being, shall be the commander-in-chief of the army and navy, and of all the military forces of the State, by sea and land ; and shall have full power, by himself, or by any commander, or other officer or officers, from time to time, to train, instruct, exercise, and govern the militia...
Sida 868 - That all power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority, and instituted for their peace, safety and happiness.
Sida 830 - Clerk, and the absentees noted : after which the names of the absentees shall again be called over, the doors shall then be shut, and those for whom no excuse, or insufficient excuses are made, may, by order of those present...
Sida 829 - The previous question shall be in this form, " Shall the main question be now put ?'' It shall only be admitted when demanded by a majority of the members present, and its effect shall be to put an end to all debate, and...
Sida 828 - When any member is about to speak in debate, or deliver any matter to the House, he shall rise from his seat, and respectfully address himself to "Mr. Speaker," and shall confine himself to the question under debate, and avoid personality.

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