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POSTED: Friday, March 2, 2012 - 4:09am
UPDATED: Friday, March 2, 2012 - 4:09am
59 Texians convened at Washington-on-the-Brazos on March 1st
Houston — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; While the Battle of the Alamo raged, 59 other Texians convened at Washington-on-the-Brazos on March 1, 1836, to decide the future of Texas.
The delegates worked through the night to draft a declaration of "a free and independent Republic of Texas."
To read more on this story, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://www.chron.com/life/article/5-facts-on-how-Texas-began-3375007.php