This General Order was issued by the Headquarters, District of Texas, at Galveston, Texas, July 22, 1865, signed by F.W. Emery, Major, Asst. Adjutant General. Orders (military records)
Emery, F.W.. Broadside directing confiscation of Texas archives. 1865. From Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Britton Collection of Early Texas and U.S. Civil War documents, 1597-1903, MS 009. http://hdl.handle.net/1911/21996.