The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 16, July 1912 - April, 1913 Page: 81
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British Correspondence Concerning Texas
It is the bare truth that personally speaking I am weary of
going and coming, and would think it my greatest blessing if I
had when [been] invitted to sit down (upon the most modest foot-
ing) for the rest of my days very far off from public life or poli-
tics of any kind. I hope you will not consider this tedious letter
to be an intrusion, that the conjuncture with respect to, this
Country is so important that I conclude you will be content to
hear [more] advice upon the subject, than might be the case, if
it had passed through it's troubles.
To H. U. Addington, Esqr. etc.
P. S. If any North American Mails should come to you after
the arrival of this one conveying these letters without communica-
tions from me, perhaps you will be so good as to ascribe the omis-
sion to my absence at Washington. Communications between that
place and the Coast are quite uncertain.-May I beg you to offer
my best respects to Lord Aberdeen and Lord Canning
KENNEDY TO BIDWELL1
Liverpool, November 16th, 1842.
I beg to inform you that I shall embark today at Liverpool for
New Orleans, on my way to my post at Galveston.
John Bidwell, Esq. etc.
ELLIOT TO ABERDEEN2
Secret. Galveston November 16th. 1842.
A private letter from the President of which the inclosed is a
copy has this moment reached me, and as the Steam Boat is
upon the point of sailing to New Orleans, I have no time to offer
any observations upon the Subject; but it must be unnecessary to
1F. O., Texas, Vol. 3.
2F. O., Texas, Vol. 4.
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