The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 19, July 1915 - April, 1916 Page: 288
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288 The Southwestern IHistorical Quarterly
ORVANNE TO KENNEDY7
[Enclosure] San Antonio de Bexar.
Copy. 30th. August 1844.
It is painful to inform you of a fact as unexpected as extra-
ordinary. The German Association forgetting the Conditions of
the Contract entered into between themselves and me, which bound
us together, has violated the Condition of our joint obligation.
I would not give you this notice, if, in soliciting the favour of
the English Government, I had not taken on myself the respon-
sibility of all the acts of the Association. Now, I am compelled
to decline this same responsibility
"Signed" A. S. Borgeau d' Orvanne.
Be pleased to forward the enclosed letter to His Royal High-
ness Prince Albert.
[Endorsed.] In Mr Consul Kennedy's letter to Mr. Under Sec-
retary Addington, marked "Separate" and dated Septr 24th.
KENNEDY TO ABERDEEN8
Private. Her Majesty's Consulate.
Galveston, September 30th. 1844.
Information has been conveyed, by a private channel, from the
Seat of Government, that the Attorney General (Mr Terrell) of
whom I wrote to Your Lordship on the 9th Instant, is nominated
to succeed Mr Ashbel Smith as Charg6 d' Affaires in England;
that Major Reilly,' who represented this Republic in the United
States, about two year ago, is to resume his former functions at
Washington; and that Mr Ashbel Smith is likely to be elected to,
fill the Office of Secretary of State, under the newly chosen Presi-
dent, Mr Anson Jones.
Mr Terrell's nomination is considered by those who mention it
adverse to Annexation.-He came to Texas from Tennessee, of
7F. 0., Texas, Vol. 10.
8F. 0., Texas, Vol. 10.
'James Reily, Texan charge d' affaires at Washington, D. C., from
March to August, 1842.
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