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First Provisional President of the Republic of Texas

BURNET, David Gouveneur  (1788-1870).  First Provisional President of the Republic of Texas after its Declaration of Independence on March 16, 1836.  On October 22, 1836 he turned over the Presidency to the constitutionally elected First President, Sam Houston.  Burnet was Vice-President under Mirabeau Lamar (1836-1841). He was defeated for the presidency in 1841 by Sam Houston.  Republic of Texas Government Bond for $500.00, Austin, Texas, February 1, 1841. Measures appx. 10”x8”, one page including ten interest coupons still attached, with each initialed by the Secretary of the Treasury who has also signed the bond. Payable to Charles DeMorse. Boldly signed by David G. Burnet as President (which he was not) actually he was vice-president at the time. Cancellation marks cut into the document, as usual, however none touching Burnet’s signature.................$675.00





 


Stephen Koschal ~ Quality Autographs & Signed Books
Serving Collectors, Libraries, Institutions, Autograph Galleries and Dealers with
Autographs and Signed Books in all Fields of Collecting Since 1967.

7155 Sand Crest View, Colorado Springs, CO 80923 USA ~ Phone (561) 315-3622 ~ skoschal@aol.com