The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 17, July 1913 - April, 1914 Page: 69
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British Correspondence Concerning Texas
Secretary of State of this Republic to my Note to him,7 a Copy of
which was forwarded in the despatch No. 12.
I beg also to transmit a Copy of the Proclamation of the Armis-
tice issued by the President of Texas, and a Copy of the despatch I
addressed to Mr. Doyle in reply to his of the 27th Ultimo, a Copy
of which has already been forwarded to Your Lordship in my
despatch No 12.
I also avail myself of this occasion to acknowledge Your Lord-
ship's despatch No. 5 of the 10th Ultimo,8 and to transmit a Copy
of the note I have thereupon addressed to Mr. Jones.9
To The Earl of Aberdeen, K. T.
ELLIOT TO DOYLE10
[Enclosure]. Galveston June 21st 1843.
I have the honor to acknowledge Your despatch of the 27th
Ultimo by Her Majesty's Sloop "Scylla" (received here upon the
night of the 9 Instant) and in reply I beg leave to transmit to you.
1st. Copy of a Note from myself to the Secretanry of State of
this Republic, dated on the 10th Instant.11
2d. Copy of the reply of the Secretary of State to my Note of
the 10th Instant, dated 15th Instant.12
3d. An authentic Copy of a Proclamation of Armistice by the
President of Texas, dated 15 Instant."1
I trust that it will be in your power to induce the President of
Mexico to accede to the arrangement made by this Government
respecting the duration of the Armistice pending the Negotiations
for peace, and till due notice of a determination to renew hostili-
'Jones to Elliott, June 15, 1843. In Garrison, Diplomatic Correspondence
*of the Republic of Texas, III, 1092-1093; in Am. Hist. Assoc. Report,
8The correct date for Aberdeen's No. 5 is May 18, 1843.
9Elliot to Jones, June 18, 1843. In Garrison, Diplomatic Correspondence
of the Republic of Texas, III, 1096-1097; in Am. Hist. Assoc. Report,
1'F. O., Texas, Vol. 6.
'1Elliot to Jones, June 10, 1893. In Garrison, Diplomatic Correspondence
of the Republic of Texas, III, 1090; in Am. Hist. Assoo. Report, 1908, II.
12See Note 7 above.
"See Note 4, page 68.
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