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In the midst of the Texas Revolution, delegates to the 1836 Convention hastily drafted a constitution for the new Republic of Texas. The resulting constitution incorporated large sections of the United States Constitution along with Mexican law.
"Constitution of Republic of Texas." Laws of the Republic of Texas, in Two Volumes. Houston: Printed at the Office of the Telegraph, 1838, vol. 1, pp. 9-25. Streeter 275.