The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 19, July 1915 - April, 1916 Page: 93
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British Correspondence Concerning Texas
A. S. Ruthven
Thos. V. Mortimer
A. P. Thompson
D. H. McDonald
W. N. Lyon
H. M. Ganmell
John Collins, a resident
of The County of
W. G. Dyer
[Endorsed] In Mr Consul Kennedy's
1844. (No. 16.)
R. B. Hannay
Wm. M. Hudson
G. B. Scott
Wm. C. Byrne
David R. Robertson
Wm. J. Wright
J. H. Grieve
Despatch, dated 8th July.
KENNEDY TO ABERDEEN
Her Majesty's Consulate
Galveston July 8th. 1844.
In a letter marked "Private" which I had the honor to address
to Your Lordship on the 18th Ultimo, I observed, that "Among
a Republican democracy, political secrecy is next to impossible."-
A (printed) correspondence herewith enclosed,4 between Her
Majesty's Charg6 d'Affaires and the Secretary of State of Texas,
affords evidence that this observation is not ill founded. The cor-
respondence was published in the Texan Newspapers within about
two Months from the date of the first of communications which it
The rejection of the Treaty of Annexation, by the Senate of
the United States, has disappointed the expectations of many in
this country, and has from some elicited signs of irritation. A
3F. O., Texas, Vol. 10.
'A cutting from The Galveston Civilian, June 8, 1844.
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