The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 16, July 1912 - April, 1913 Page: 258
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258 The Southwestern Historical Quarterly
when Jones submitted his double proposition making the 112th
degree of west longitude a proviso clause to be considered by Con-
gress only in case that body should absolutely refuse to accept the
new state with contracted limits, the majority of the delegates from
southern states voted against it. And the motive which seems to
have actuated them, as the rest, was a desire to obtain immediate
admission to statehood.
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 16, July 1912 - April, 1913, periodical, 1913; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101058/m1/266/: accessed July 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.