The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 17, July 1913 - April, 1914 Page: 68
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collected from your Correspondence how important you felt it to
be that an armistice should be granted, and even intimated that a
large party in Texas with a view of doing what they thought best
for them at the present moment might accept General Santa Afia's
proposition, I felt it my duty to accept the offer He made and
acquainted him that I would write to you on this Matter without
loss of time.
I have by the last packet informed Lord Aberdeen of what has
To Captain Charles Elliot, R. N.
[Endorsed]. Inclosure No 1 in Capt. Elliot's despatch No. 12. to
the Earl of Aberdeen. Galveston June 10th 1843.
ELLIOT TO ABERDEEN3
No. 13. Galveston June 21st 1843.
Thinking it possible that Her Majesty's Sloop "Scylla" may catch
the Mail of the 29th at Vera Cruz, I have the honor to forward by
her the accompanying Copy of the Proclamation of Armistice issued
by this Government.4
But as it seems probable that my Communication through the
United States will reach England before the Mail from Mexico I
shall transmit the Correspondence connected with this Affair
through the usual channel.
To The Earl of Aberdeen, K. T.
ELLIOT TO ABERDEEN5
No. 15.' Galveston, June 22nd 1843.
Having reference to my dispatch No. 12 of the 10th Instant I
have now the honor to transmit to Your Lordship the reply of the
8F. 0., Texas, Vol. 6.
'A proclamation suspending hostilities with Mexico, June 15, 1843.
Printed in Niles' Register, LXIV, 307.
'F. 0., Texas, Vol. 6.
"No. 14, Elliot to Aberdeen, on the whereabouts of Mr. John Orr, has
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