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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1844
|James Buchanan to Edward D. Gazzam regarding Texas and the annexation treaty
|13 April 1844
|Buchanan, James (1791-1868)
|Gazzam, Edward D.
|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.
|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
|Buchanan, James (1791-1868) Gazzam, Edward D. (fl. 1842-1847)
|Westward Expansion; The Mexican War; Foreign Affairs; Government & Politics
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859