Proclamation from the Governor of Texas.
, of Texas
, has issued a proclamation for bidding the removing, transporting to and storing of cotton at any point or depot, or any railroad in the State
Also, that there shall be no cotton taken to or stored on the Trinity river
, below Smith
field; on the Sabine river
, below Salem
; on the Neches
, below Hunt's Landing; on the Brazes, at or below Richmond
; at or near the rivers Caney
and Bernard, Nor shall there be any taken to Lavacea, Powder Hourn, Indianola
or Galveston Bays, or city of Houston
Owners and agents of railroad companies, captains and agents of steamboats, sailing vessels, and all other persons, are forbid from transporting cotton to any point designated.
The restriction is not intended to interfere with the transportation of the staple intended for use in the penitentiary.