Stephen F Austin To the Most Excellent Deputation of the
I inform your Excellency that on the 1st instant, I called a
meeting of all the inhabitants of this District, to take their oath to the
Constitutive Act, agreeably to the orders of your Excellency.
Everything was done consistant with the situation of this new town, to
solemnize that act, so highly important and interesting which was
welcomed by the people with the greatest expressions of adhesion
to our actual Government.
God and Liberty, May 25, 1824—at the town of San Felipe de
Estevan F Austin