possession of such arms, munitions of war, stores, etc., subject to the order of the convention of the people of the State of Texas, and report their acts and doings in the premises to the committee of public safety.
A commission was issued and dCamp Colorado, Camp Cooper, and Fort Belknap, to Red river, for the delivery to him as commissioner, in behalf of the State of Texas, of all and every species of property, quartermaster property and stores, commissary property and stores, ordnance an, to proceed at once to the Rio Grande for the twofold purpose—first, for the use of such means as will secure to the State of Texas all arms and munitions of war, together with all property of every kind now retained by and in the possession of the eral Twiggs:
General orders, no. 5. Headquarters Department of Texas, San Antonio, February 18, 1861.
The State of Texas, having demanded through its commissioners the delivery of military posts and property within the limits of this comm