The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 19, July 1915 - April, 1916 Page: 304
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The Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Councils would be removed by the refusal of Texas to negotiate
farther for incorporation into the UTnion.
The Earl of Aberdeen, K. T.
P. S. Galveston Deer. 21st.
I have the honor to enclose a cop. of President Houston's Fare-
well Address,25 which has just come to hand.
A public Meeting in favour of "Annexation" was held in Mata-
gorda County on the 7th Inst. The oppositionu" papers urge
other Counties to follow example.
Major Donaldson, United States Charg6 d' Affaires, arrived
here on yesterday from the Seat of Government and leaves today
in the Steamer for New Orleans. General Duff Green remains at
Washington on the Brazos.
KENNEDY TO ABERDEEN26
Private. Her Majesty's Consulate
Galveston, December 6th. 1844.
I have the honor to enclose to Your Lordship. a copy of a com-
munication forwarded to me on the 3rd Instant, by the Prince of
Solms, at present in this Country, with a copy of my reply to that
communication, bearing this day's date.
I have had opportunities of knowing that the Prince of Solmhns,
is an acute observer of passing events, and of recognizing fitness
for the arduous enterprise of planting European Settlements in
the wastes of Texas.
In despatch No. 21 of this years series, dated 9th September,
and addressed to Your Lordship, I bore favourable testimony to
the character of German emigration to this Country. Still
greater success may be anticipated for that emigration when con-
ducted under the auspices of so respectable and enlightened a
body as the German Association represented by the Prince of
Solms. Their first company of Colonists, which arrived here
lately, from Bremen, in the Ship "John Dethard," is composed of
persons that would be a Valuable acquisition to any Country where
"Printed copy of Houston's farewell address, December 9, 1844.
"F. 0., Texas, Vol. 10.
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