- "Texas, - May her foes turn pale at her name,
and may she flourish until time is no more."
- "Soldiers of Texas; -
May their "breast works" be honor,
and fear always a days "march" behind them."
On April 21, 1837 -- one year after the Battle of San Jacinto -- a celebration was held in Liberty, Texas. The May 9, 1837 edition of the Telegraph and Texas Register newspaper (published in Houston, Texas) contained a write-up about that celebration. K K Searle posted the text of that article over at texas-history-page.blogspot.com. That blogpost is entitled Texas Toasts . . . make sure you go read the rest of the story . . .