A handwritten document proclaiming that Texas freed itself from rule of Mexico is 185 years old on Tuesday

It was the 2nd March 1836, Texas Independence Day, historians believe that the original and five copies of the Declaration were made and signed by 59 men in Washington-on-the-Brazos

With the creation of the Revolutionary Document, Mexican settlers broke away to found the Republic of Texas

The new republic was led by Interim President David G Burnet until the election of President Sam Houston later that year

Texas remained a republic for nine years until it was annexed to the United States in 1845 It was the 28th State admitted to the Union

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Source: https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/texas-news/its-texas-independence-day-6/2567607/