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Collection Reference Number GLC02100
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1844 
Title James Buchanan to Edward D. Gazzam regarding Texas and the annexation treaty
Date 13 April 1844
Author Buchanan, James (1791-1868)  
Recipient Gazzam, Edward D.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Written as Senator from Pennsylvania to his friend Edward Gazzam. Buchanan's delaying tactics the following year as Secretary of State under Tyler allowed the president to ask for a declaration of war against Mexico. A portion of the letter on p. 1 was removed by cutting, probably by Buchanan. With free frank.
Subjects Texas  Mexican War  President  Latin and South America  Government and Civics  Politics  Westward Expansion  American West  Global History and Civics  Congress  Diplomacy  Treaty  Election  Statehood  
People Buchanan, James (1791-1868)  Gazzam, Edward D. (fl. 1842-1847)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Westward Expansion; The Mexican War; Foreign Affairs; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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