CERTIFYING THAT ONE CHARLES L. CANNON HAS TAKEN THE OATH OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS, IN AN AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT, SIGNED E.O. LeGRAND JUNE 6, 1838, IN THE "REPUBLIC OF TEXAS / COUNTY OF SAN AUGUSTINE."

San Augustine Co., TX: 1838. Half-sheet 4to (6 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches). One-page, in full: "Republic of Texas / County of San Augustine / I do hereby certify that Charles L. Cannon this day personally appeared before me at my office and took and subscribed to the oath of allegiance in accordance with the Constitution and Laws and seal of office. Given under my hand the 6th day of June A.D. 1838. / Emigrated the 1st March 1837. E.O. LeGrand / C.J.C.C." Signed in pencil below: "Joseph Shanks / Thos. P. Payne, Witnesses"; with seal below the text. LeGrand, a native of North Carolina, immigrated to Texas from Alabama in 1834, settling near St. Augustine. He participated in the Siege of Bexar and was one of three representatives from San Augustine to the 1836 Convention at Washington on the Brazos, and there signed the Texas Declaration of Independence; from there he rejoined the army, participating in the Battle of San Jacinto. For some years he served as a judge in his home county. [cf. "Handbook of Texas]. Paper browned, but very good. Folded. (#7656). Item #60449

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