January 17, 1846


Later from Texas. — By the arrival since our last of the steamship New York, Captain Phillips, we have Galveston dates to the 11th and Corpus Christi to the 7th.


It would appear that Gen. Darnell has been elected Lieut. Governor of the new State by a small majority.  The majority of Gen. Henderson, for Governor, is very heavy.



Two theatres are open at Corpus Christi, the “Army” and the “Union.”  They are dancing the Polka there, showing that the area of civilization is extending.


The news from the frontiers is of little interest.  Emigration continued, the roads being filled with wagons, &c. &c.


Source: The Daily Picayune, January 17, 1846, p. 2, col. 1.


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