DEFINING THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF TEXAS.
SECTION 1. Be it ordained by the people of Texas, in Convention assembled That the Constitution of the State of Texas shall be as follows: The Constitution of the State of Texas, as in force on the 28th day of January, A. D., 1861.
The Ordinance entitled "Freedmen," adopted as a substitute for Article 8th in the Constitution in force in January 28th, 1861.
The Ordinance declaring the war debt void, and for other purposes.
The Ordinance assuming the United States Direct Tax.
The Ordinance on the subject of Secession.
SEC. 2. All other amendments that may be made by this Convention shall be submitted to the people at the first general election, or on the fourth Monday in June, 1866, for their acceptance or rejection; and if accepted by them, shall become a part of said Constitution, and not otherwise. The amendments submitted to the people shall present the whole Constitution as proposed to be amended.
Passed March 27, 1866.