Much in these issues about Texas, Mexico, and relations to U.S.   One item in this issue, for instance, includes quotes from General Houston’s letter to General Dunlap, of Nashville.  This…

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1836 Texas Annexation

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January 27, 1843 An item from the Lexington Baptist Pioneer, is titled, “Spirit of Texas”.  It is from a clergyman who “represents Texas”, who writes to the editor of the Commercial…

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December 1, 1843 “Nothing can more signally demonstrate the absolute mastery of the slaveholding power over the nation – its utter disregard of all constitutional provisions and legal proceedings  — than the…

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June 7, 1844 Under Refuge of Oppression is a petition signed by almost one hundred people, urging the annexation of Texas.   It comes from the Worcester Spy, and is addressed…

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July 18, 1845 “We, the undersigned, hereby solemnly pledge ourselves not to countenance or aid the United States Government in any war which may be occasioned by the annexation of…

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July 18, 1845 “We, the undersigned, hereby solemnly pledge ourselves not to countenance or aid the United States Government in any war which may be occasioned by the annexation of…

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July 25, 1845 Here is an item telling of the movement of ten companies of the 3d U.S. Infantry, with 500 men, who “In a short time will be on…

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Sept 26, 1845 Citizens of St. Clair County, Illinois, pass a resolution, unanimously adopted, urging the President to purchase Cuba, “with the consent of the white people thereof”.  “The slaveholders…

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November 7, 1845 Here is a quotation from a recent message to the legislature of Tennessee by its Gov. Aaron Vail Brown. It praises the annexation of Texas in glowing…

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November 7, 1845 Here is a quotation from a recent message to the legislature of Tennessee by its Gov. Aaron Vail Brown. It praises the annexation of Texas in glowing…

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