Proclamation 185—Submitting the Constitution of the State of Texas to the Voters of the State
By the President of the United States of America
In pursuance of the provisions of the act of Congress approved April 10, 1869, I hereby designate Tuesday, the 30th day of November, 1869, as the time for submitting the constitution adopted by the convention which met in Austin, Tex., on the 15th day of June, 1868, to the voters of said State registered at the date of such submission, viz:
I direct the vote to be taken upon the said constitution in the following manner, viz:
Each voter favoring the ratification of the constitution as adopted by the convention of the 15th of June, 1868, shall express his judgment by voting for the constitution
Each voter favoring the rejection of the constitution shall express his judgment by voting against the constitution.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.
Done at the city of Washington, this 15th day of July, A.D. 1869, and of the Independence of the United States of America the ninety-fourth.
U. S. GRANT.
By the President:
HAMILTON FISH, Secretary of State.
Ulysses S. Grant, Proclamation 185—Submitting the Constitution of the State of Texas to the Voters of the State Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/204520