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Collection Reference Number GLC00267.099
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1837 
Title Annexation of Texas. Message from the President of the United States, In compliance with a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 13th instant, respecting an Annexation of Texas to the United States
Date 3 October 1837
Author United States. Deptartment of State.  
Document Type Pamphlet; Government document
Content Description Complies with the House of Representatives request for the President to report his opinion on whether or not Texas should be annexed to the United States, whether Texas has proposed anything and what the United States' response was, and, if so, to provide any relevant correspondence. Prints three related items of correspondence: two letters from General Memucan Hunt, the Texas minister at Washington, to Secretary of State John Forsyth, dated 4 August 1837 and 12 September 1837, and one from Forsyth to Hunt dated 25 August 1837. From the U.S. 25th Cong., 1st Sess., House of Representatives. Ex. Doc. no. 40. Date refers to when the document was "Read, laid upon the table." Printed by Thomas Allen.
Subjects Land Transaction  Westward Expansion  Texas  Latin and South America  Mexican War  Global History and Civics  Government and Civics  Statehood  
People Van Buren, Martin (1782-1862)  Forsyth, John (1780-1841)  Hunt, Memucan (1807-1856)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Government & Politics; Westward Expansion; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859