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deral troops, that were estimated to number ,700 of all arms, located at the different frontier posts, with headquarters at San Antonio, under the command of General Twiggs, deemed it advisable to raise funds to defray the necessary expenses. The president was authorized to negotiate a loan of $100,000, which was done in New Orl it should be done with promptness and prudently; that he had understood that unauthorized men had contemplated taking the property, and had therefore advised General Twiggs, and asked of the general the conditions upon which the arms, etc., would be surrendered to the State; that he had received an answer from the general which h our contemplated movements on the Rio Grande. In conversation he said he had heard that it had been charged upon him that he had sent a special messenger to General Twiggs in order to get arms to turn against the State convention; that it was untrue, and he never would be instrumental in the shedding of fraternal blood. W. P. R
ety Appoints a Subcommittee to confer with General Twiggs Col. Ben McCulloch to raise a force for s elected to the convention at Montgomery General Twiggs issues an order of surrender thanks by thhe governor, and having been informed that General Twiggs, who was then in command of the Eighth milan Antonio, and intimately acquainted with General Twiggs. On the same day the committee conferred o were engaged in their negotiations with General Twiggs, and having met with some delay, they call necessary to use it in actual hostility. General Twiggs recognized that there was a political as we commissioners, which produced no result, and Twiggs hesitated in taking action, having received nowith their instructions, was again made on General Twiggs for the surrender of all public property a the following general order was issued by General Twiggs: General orders, no. 5. Headquartas far as the coast. By order of Brevet Major-General Twiggs: A. N. Nichols, Assistant Adjutant[1 more...]