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dc.creatorGalveston Citizens
dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-07T15:52:27Z
dc.date.available 2011-01-07T15:52:27Z
dc.date.issued 1842-04-26
dc.identifier.citation Galveston Citizens. "Proceedings of Public Meeting at Galveston." (1842) Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University: https://hdl.handle.net/1911/37095.
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/37095
dc.description Document from the "Proceedings of Public Meeting at Galveston" in which the assembled citizens, because of the perilous relations with Mexico, wished to extend to the Executive prompt and united support of the President, dated April 26, 1842. (4 pg)
dc.description.abstractSam Houston served as General of the Texan Army in 1836 and went on to serve two terms as President of the Republic of Texas. His first term lasted from October 22, 1836, to December 10, 1838. The town of Houston was founded in 1836, named in his honor, and served as the capital of the republic during most of his first administration. After leaving office because the Constitution of the Republic of Texas barred a president from succeeding himself, Houston served in the Texas House of Representatives as a congressman from San Augustine from 1839 to 1841. Houston succeeded Mirabeau B. Lamar to a second term as president from December 12, 1841, to December 9, 1844. When Texas joined the union, Houston became one of its two United States senators, along with Thomas Jefferson Rusk, serving in the U.S. Senate from February 21, 1846, until March 4, 1859. (excerpted from Handbook of Texas Online, "Samuel Houston," http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/HH/fho73.html, accessed April 10, 2007).
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
dc.rights This material is in the public domain and may be freely used.
dc.title Proceedings of Public Meeting at Galveston
dc.date.digital 2007-02-21
dc.date.original April 26, 1842
dc.source.collectionForms part of the Sam Houston papers (http://www.rice.edu/fondren/woodson/mss/ms049.html), Box 1, folder 13, item 2, at the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University (http://www.rice.edu/fondren/woodson/, 713-348-1586) Woodson Research Center, Rice University
dc.identifier.digital USRICEwrc0490113_02
dc.type.genre letters (correspondence)
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