The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 17, July 1913 - April, 1914 Page: 84
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The Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Her Majesty's Sloop sailed to Vera Cruz, with my reply, last
The Earl of Aberdeen. K. T.
ELLIOT TO DOYLE"8
[Enclosure.] Copy. Charles Elliot. Galveston.
August 2nd. 1843.
I have the honor to acknowledge your despatch of the 8th
Ultimo. by H. M. S. "Scylla," and in reply beg leave to transmit
1. Copy of a letter from myself to the Secretary of State of
2. Copy of Mr. Jones's reply.36
3. Copy of a despatch from the Secretary of War and Marine
to General Wells.37
I have also forwarded the Copy of a despatch which I have re-
cently had the honor to receive from Lord Aberdeen dated on the
3rd Ultimo,38 thinking it possible that you may not yet have re-
ceived any despatches of so late a date at Mexico.
These moderate dispositions of the Government of Texas cannot
fail to be satisfactory to the President of Mexico. But His Ex-
cellency will naturally have collected from public sources of in-
formation that General Houston is exposed to violent opposition
in this Country on account of that Moderation, and it is much to
be hoped that the Government of Mexico will have constant and
84F. 0., Texas, Vol. 6.
"See note 32 above.
"Jones to Elliot, July 30, 1843. In Garrison, Diplomatic Correspondence
of the Republic of Texas, III, 1114-1115, in Am. Hist. Assoc. Report,
"8Woll to Houston, July 16, 1843, and Hill to Woll, July 29, 1843 (copies
of which were enclosed in this letter and .are here printed), are noted by
Garison as "not found." (Diplomatic Correspondence of the Republic of
Texas, III, 1115, in Am. Hist. Assoc. Report, 1908, II.)
88"F. 0., Texas, 19, Aberdeen to Elliot, No. 9. This was really a dispatch
to Doyle (of which a copy was sent to Elliot) on Mexican threats with
regard to foreigners in Texas. Elliot, therefore, sends a copy to Doyle,
because mails to Texas were more regular than to Mexico.
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