The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 16, July 1912 - April, 1913 Page: 283
The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software:
Virginia and the Independence of Texas 283
The Texas question is tersely dealt with in the following state-
ment: "It is impossible for Texas to remain long under the
dominion of Mexico." The character of the "Texonians," it con-
tinued, "is essentially different from that of the Mexicans, they
know too much of the principles of republicanism, are too much
attached to the free institutions they have been taught from
Animated by the spirit of a love of liberty and of hatred of
oppression such as characterized their forefathers, Virginians went
to Texas and wielded their swords and pens in behalf of the cause
of Texas independence.
1Richmond Enquirer, August 7, 1837, quoting the New Orleans True
American of July 17.
Here’s what’s next.
This issue can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.
Tools / Downloads
Get a copy of this page or view the extracted text.
Citing and Sharing
Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.
Reference the current page of this Periodical.
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 16, July 1912 - April, 1913, periodical, 1913; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101058/m1/291/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.