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GARRETT, JACOB (1776–ca. 1842). Jacob Garrett, early settler and political figure, was born in Tennessee in 1776 and moved to Texas from Arkansas in 1824. He was a representative to the conventions of 1832 and 1833qv from the Ayish Bayou District. He was one of the commissioners to raise troops in October 1835 and was appointed agent to collect money in the hands of officials due the Mexican government and to contract loans in the name of the General Council for the use of Texans. Garrett introduced to the council the last resolution for peace with Mexico. He died in Hot Springs, Arkansas, about 1842 and was buried there.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Texas House of Representatives, Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832–1845 (Austin: Book Exchange, 1941).
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