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People of color must leave Texas...
Item # 638715
August 22, 1840
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 22, 1840 An inside page has a brief yet notable item headed: "Texas" reading: "President Lamar has issued a proclamation commanding all free persons of color, now in the republic of Texas to remove therefrom before the 1st day of January, 1842." This is followed by a brief item: "Independence of Texas" noting in part: "...English minster has addressed...that if within a certain time Texas is not recognised, Great Britain will acknowledge its independence...".
Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War