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Gammel, comp., The Laws of Texas 1822-1897, vol. 1, pp. 1069-1070, 1074, 1084, or Ernest Wallace, David M. Vigness, and George B. Ward, eds., Documents of Texas History (Austin: State House Press, 1994), pp. 100-102, 105-106; Journals of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Texas First Congress---First Session (Houston: 1838); "Historical Reminiscences," Houston Daily Telegraph, June 16, 1870 or reprint in James M. Day, ed., The Texas Almanac 1857-1873 (Waco: Texian Press, 1967), pp. 668-669; Texas Indian Papers, vol. 1, pp. 20-21; James Hampton Kuykendall, "Reminiscences of Early Texans," The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, vol. 6, no. 3, January 1903, pp. 246-247; Haley, ed., Most Excellent Sir, pp. 46-49; Amelia W. Williams and Eugene C. Barker, eds., The Writings of Sam Houston 1813-1863 (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1938-1943), vol. 2, p. 68; "Die erste deutsche Frau in Texas," or translation in The Golden Free Land, p. 3. Both the site of the Robison home and of the murders are now in Fayette County. Nine months after the murders, Joel Robison married the girl he had visited that day, and Stephens performed the ceremony (see Colorado County Marriage Records, Book B, p. 7).