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Messages by Governor Lawrence Sullivan Ross

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Date Title
01/13/1891 Outgoing message
04/06/1889 Message upon adjournment, extending sincere thanks and warmest regards
04/06/1889 Transmitting a further list of bills signed or which have become law without Governor's signature
04/05/1889 Transmitting a list by caption of all bills signed or which have become laws without Governor's signature; appendix B
03/20/1889 Enclosing memorial in behalf of Madam Andrea Castanon de Villanueva
02/11/1889 Communication from the Governor, relating to drilling an artesian well at the State Capitol grounds, from Hugh McGillnay and Thomas Helm
02/04/1889 Submitting official communication and concurrent resolution from Kansas Legislature, relating to beef and pork trust, or combine
01/24/1889 Transmitting memorial of the State convention of county and city superintendents, county judges, and teachers, held at Waco, January 18 and 19, 1889
01/23/1889 Notifying Senate of the acceptance of the resignation of Senator E.G. Douglass (appointed and confirmed Assistant Superintendent of the Penitentiary)
05/15/1888 Message upon adjournment of special session, extending thanks, presenting partial list of bills passed; captions of acts passed by the 20th Legislature at extra session, 1888
05/08/1888 Submitting an additional subject for consideration by the 20th Legislature, 1st Called Session, amendment of article 1034, Revised Civil Statutes, relating to practice in the courts (Attorney General Hogg and the State's pending several important suits)
05/05/1888 Presenting resolution adopted by Republican party of Texas relating to Confederate home
05/02/1888 Relating to survey of lands for the State Capitol and excess of 25,738 acres which will remain in the public domain
04/23/1888 Transmitting report of the Board of Managers of the Texas State Orphan Asylum
04/23/1888 Submitting for consideration the subjoined report of the Trustees of the State Reformatory (juvenile crime)
04/23/1888 Transmitting report of the Board of Trustees of the Deaf, Dumb and Blind Asylum
04/20/1888 Submitting special report by Honorable R.M. Hall, commissioner of the General Land Office, showing transactions pertaining to school lands, under the act of April 1, 1887, providing for the sale, lease, etc., of the same
04/19/1888 Submitting report of the regents of the University of Texas, relating to Prairie View Normal School and "information relating to the funds of the university claimed to have been appropriated to other purposes by former legislatures and still remaining unpaid," and related correspondence
04/19/1888 Submitting estimates of various amounts required for the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas and Prairie View Normal and Industrial school, report of President of Board of Directors, Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas
04/04/1887 Message upon adjournment, congratulating the Legislature and the people of the State upon the successful results of long session, expressing gratification and returning thanks
04/04/1887 Transmitting a list of all the bills and joint resolutions passed by the present session of the Twentieth Legislature, and signed by the Governor up to this time
03/28/1887 Regarding error in HB 113, an act to divide the western portion of Tom Green county into six new counties. . .
03/24/1887 Calling attention to the "cotton States agriculture field contests" to be held in the autumn of 1888 by the National Cotton Planters Association of America, and submitting actions of the Legislature of Mississippi and proclamation of the Governor of Florida
03/16/1887 Transmitting the report of the Drouth (Drought) Relief Committee; drought report including chart, "Estimate of destitute persons in each county and amount appropriated to date"
02/16/1887 Transmitting resolutions adopted at the twentieth session of the National Grange Patrons of Husbandry (proposed celebrations in honor of the Centennial of the Constitution of the Untied States, and World's Exposition in 1892 in honor of Columbus' discovery of America, permanent exhibit at the national capital of resources, arts and industries of the forty-six states and territories, and building for display of important American inventions)
01/20/1887 Calling attention to the proceedings and resolution of the State Bar association; resolution and synopsis, amendment of Article 5, judicial department, of the Constitution of the State of Texas