1.15 Unknown, 14 June 1836

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Articles of an Agreement entered into between his Excellency David G Burnet, President of the Republic of Texas of the one part and His Excel ency General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, President General in [Chief?] of the Mexican Army of the other part

Article 1st General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna agrees that he will not take up [arms?] nor will he use his influence to cause them to be taken up against the {People?] of Texas during the present war of Independence.

2nd All hostilities between the Mexican and Texian troops shall cease immediately both on land and water.

3rd The Mexican troops will evacuate the territory of Texas passing to the {other?] side of the Rio del Norte.

4th The Mexican Army in its retreat shall not take the property of any [person?] without his consent and just indemnification using only such [articles?] as may be necessary for its subsistence in cases where the [owner?] [may not?] be present and remitting to the Commander of the Army of Texas {or to the?} Commissioners to be appointed for the adjustment of such matters [and acc?] ount of the property consumed, the place where taken, and the name of [the?] owner if it can be ascertained.

5th That all private property including cattle, and horses, negro slaves or [inden?] tured persons of whatever denomination, that may have been captured by any person of the Mexican Army or may have taken refuge in the [said?] army since the commencement of the late invasion, shall be restored [to the?] Commander of the Texian Army or such other person as may [be?] [appoi?] nted by the Government of Texas to receive them.

6th The Troops of both armies will refrain from coming in [contact with?] each other, and to this end the Commander of the Army of [Texas?] will be careful not to come with in a shorter distance of the Mexican Army than Five leagues.

7th The Mexican Army shall not make any other delay on its March [than?] than that which is necessary to take up thier hospitals [baggage?] and

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Article 7. continued

and to cross the rivers. Any delay not necessary to these purposes to be considered an infraction of the agreement.

8th

By express to be immediately dispatched, this agreement shall be sent to General Vicente Filisola and to Genl. T J Rusk Commander of the [Texian?] Army in order that they may be apprised of its stipulations, and to [this?] end that they will exchange engagements to comply with the same.

9th That all Texian prisoners now in possession of the Mexican Army or its authorities be further released and furnished with free passports to return to thier homes, in consideration of which a corresponding number of Mexican [prisoners?] rank and file, now in possession of the Government of Texas shall be immediately released. The remainder of the Mexican prisoners that remain in possession of the Government of Texas be treated with due humanity. Any extraordinary comforts that may be furnished them to be at the charge of the Mexican Government

10th [Genl?] Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna will be sent to Vera Cruz [as soon?] [as?] it shall be deemed proper. The contracting parties sign this Inst rument for the above mentioned purposes, by duplicate at this Port of Velasco this fourteenth day of June 1836.

Signed David G Burnet Jas Collingsworth Secretary of State Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna Bailey Hardeman Secty of Treasury P. W Grayson Atty. General

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Treaty with St. Anna

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