When Freedom Cried Out
The Freedmen's Bureau in Texas




 An Act requiring Railroad Companies to provide convenient accommodations for Freedmen. 

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas, That from and after the passage of this act, every Railroad Company heretofore incorporated, or which may hereafter be incorporated, by the Legislature of this State, shall be required to attach to each nassenger train run by said Company, one car for the special accommodation of Freedmen. 

Approved November 6, 1866.

  Extracted from Gammel's The Laws of Texas