IN preparing a second edition of this work, I have been actuated by the same motive that
prompted me, when I first gave an exposition of the true causes of the "Texas Insurrection."
The grand deception, practised by Slaveholders and Land-Speculators, still operates upon
thousands of honest minds, although the eyes of many have been opened by the publication
oF facts, nts, generally.
That the work, as now presented to the reader, may have a tendency to throw more light
upon the question involving considerations of such momentous import, and induce the honest
portion of our citizens to give the stubject their immediate attention, in such manner as they
may deem consistent with their country's honor and the immutable principles of justice, is
the only desire of
Lundy, Benjamin. The war in Texas; a review of facts and circumstances, showing that this contest is a crusade against Mexico, set on foot by slaveholders, land speculators, & c. in order to re-establish, extend, and perpetuate the system of slavery and the slave trade.. Philadelphia. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2414/. Accessed September 3, 2015.