The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 20, July 1916 - April, 1917 Page: 73
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British Correspondence Concerning Texas
ters can reach him."-I take leave to copy for Your Lordship's
perusal, the observations of the President in relation to the re-
call of Mr Terrell, and Colonel Dangerfield, the Charge d' Affaires
of the Republic in Holland.
"Colonel Dangerfield will also return early in the Spring. It
is probable that I will send over some one in their place, but
as yet have not fixed upon the individual. In the meantime, I
feel anxious that any important Negotiations we may have with
England and France should be conducted in Texas, and that
their representatives here should be fully empowered for that
purpose. In this way we can act much more efficiently and
promptly as circumstances may arise, than if these Negotiations
were to be carried on in London, as Lord Aberdeen has hereto-
I may remark that the late Congress of Texas refused to re-
ceive the petition of certain Citizens deprecating the Annexation
of this Country to the United States, but received, and with
especial notice, similar documents containing opinions and dec-
larations favourable to that Measure.
The Earl of Aberdeen, K. T.
KENNEDY TO ABERDEEN29
No 5 Her Majesty's Consulate
Galveston, Febraury 26th 1845.
On the 17th of December last, a paragraph appeared in a
Newspaper published in Charleston, South Carolina, stating that
the British Consul in that City had intimated by Circular, that
Sugar produced in the United States would thereafter pay in
"the British Dominions" (United Kingdom) a duty of 1-14-0
Towards the close of last Month, this pragraph was brought
under my notice in a Communication from the Treasury De-
partment of the Texan Government, and I was requested, for the
information of a Congressional Committee on the State of the
Republic to signify whether the allegation in the Newspaper para-
a9F. 0., Texas, Vol. 14.
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