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author of the constitution of that state, and of the resolutions denouncing the alien and sedition laws, passed by the Legislature of Kentucky in 1798; and that young Hawkins, when killed, was not yet sixteen years of age, and was the youngest victim of the massacre. Samuel S. Sanders and Robert A. Owings, of Duval's Company, were Hawkins' cousins of the Nicholas blood.
 

HAZEN, NATHANIELPrivate
Age 18Sprague's Squad

Nathaniel Hazen, aged 18, enlisted in the service of Texas, at Nacogdoches, about Jan. 14, 1836, in company with Charles S. Hardwick. On February 9th, the two of them, with seven others, were sent forward from San Felipe, to reinforce Fannin, under Acting Lieutenant Samuel Sprague.

About April 11th, Acting Captain David Murphree of Captain Patton's (Columbia) Company, noted on its muster roll that it had been joined by Daniel Murphy, Nathaniel Hazen, and Charles Shain, with the notation opposite each name "One of Fannin's men, escaped from massacre at Goliad," and with the collective notation: "They came in together." [LOMR, p. 233; Frank Templeton, p. 234; Sprague's roll, Consultation Papers.]
 


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NOTES FROM AN UNFINISHED STUDY OF FANNIN AND HIS MEN
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