Bowie, James to Stephen Austin re: his resignation and joining Captain Fannin's company
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Written shortly before going to the Alamo Mission.
at camp above San Antonio
6th Oct 1835
To Genl Stephen F Austin
I have declined further action under the appointment given to me by yourself. This you will therefore look upon [struck: this] as my resignation.
I will be found in Captn Fannin's Company where my duty to my country and the principles of human rights shall be discharged on my part to the extent of my abilities as a private.
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