s of America, Texas, in this volume.
Presidents of republic.
Samuel HoustoninauguratedOct. 22, 1836
M. B. LamarinauguratedDec. 10, 1838
Dr. Anson JonesinauguratedDec. 9, 1841
Samuel HoustoninauguratedDec. 13, 1841
J. P. Hendersonassumes officeFeb. 19, 1846
George T. Woodassumes officeDec. 21, 1847
P. Hansboro Bellassumes officeDec., 1849
E. M. Peaseassumes office1853
H. R. Runnelsassumes officeDec., 1857
Samuel Houstonassumes offic officeJan., 1897
Joseph D. Sayersassumes officeJan., 1899
Joseph D. Sayersassumes officeJan., 1901
United States Senators.
Samuel Houston29th to 36th1846 to 1859
Thomas J. Rusk29th to 35th1846 to 1857
J. Pinckney Henderson35th1858
Matthias Ward35th to 36th1858 to 1859
John Hemphill36th to 37th1859 to 1861
Louis T. Wigfall36th to 37th1860 to 1861
37th, 38th, 39th, and 40th Congresses vacant.
J. W. Flanagan41st to 44th1870 to 1875
Morgan C. Hamilton41st
Ordinance of Texan congress for annexation accepted by convention of people assembled at Austin......July 4, 1845
Convention at Austin frames a constitution which is ratified by the people, 4,174 to 312......Oct. 13, 1845
Texas admitted into the Union by act approved......Dec. 29, 1845
Charles A. Wickliffe sent on a secret mission to Texas in the interest of an nexation, by President Polk......1845
First State legislature convenes at Austin......Feb. 16, 1846
J. P. Henderson inaugurated first governor of the State......Feb. 19, 1846
Fort Brown at Brownsville established......March 28, 1846
Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, and of Resaca de la Palma......May 9, 1846
Act of congress sets apart one-tenth of the general revenues of the State for educational purposes......May 13, 1846
Baylor University at Waco chartered 1845, and opened......1846
Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo concluded Feb. 2; ratification exchanged at Queretaro, May 30, and proclaimed.