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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1837
|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
|3 October 1837
|United States. Deptartment of State.
|Pamphlet; Government document
|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.
|Land Transaction Westward Expansion Texas Latin and South America Mexican War Global History and Civics Government and Civics Statehood
|Van Buren, Martin (1782-1862) Forsyth, John (1780-1841) Hunt, Memucan (1807-1856)
|Government & Politics; Westward Expansion; Foreign Affairs
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859