1840-1890 Texas Attorney General Reports and Opinions 1 (1840-1890)

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There was an Attorney General during the period of the Republic of Texas.
(Laws of the Republic of Texas, Vol. 1, 1838, p. 239.)
When Texas became a State, it was provided in the constitution that there
sh6uld- be an Attorney General nominated and appointed by the governor with
the advice and consent of two-thirds of the' senate., (1845 Constitution of Texas
State, 1845, Art. IV, Sec. 12.)
In 1846 the Attorney General was required to report to the governor annually,
on the first Monday of December. (1846 Laws of Texas, p. 207, Sec. 4.,),,
There is no index or digest of these reports and opinions.-Letter, Aug. 20,
1936, from the Legislative Reference Librarian, Texas State Library, Austin, Texas.
ATTORNEYS GENERAL UNDER THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS
David Thomas and Peter W. Grayson-during President Ad Interim, David G.-
Burnet's Administration. March 2-October 22, 1836.
J. Pinckney Henderson, Peter W. Grayson, John Birdsall, and A. S. Thurston-
during President Sam Houston's First Administration. 1836-1838.
J. C. Watrous (appointed in Dec. 1838, and resigned June 1, 1840), James Webb,
and F.' A. Morris, 1840-41, (the latter appointed May 10, 1841).-during
President M. B. Lamar's Administration:
George W. Terrell (appointed Dec. 13, 1841), and Ebenezer Allen--during Presi-
dent Sam Houston's Second Administration. 1841-1844.
Ebenezer Allen--during President Anson Jones' Administration, 1844-46.
ATTORNEYS GENERAL UNDER THE STATE OF TEXAS
Volney E. Howard, Appointed Feb. 21, 1846.
John W. Harris, Appointed May 7, 1846.
Henry P. Brewster, Oct. 31, 1849;
A. J. Hamilton, Appointed Jan. 15, 1850.
Ebenezer Allen, Elected Aug. 5, 1850.
Thomas J. Jenhings, Elected Aug. 2,J852.

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