The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 36, July 1932 - April, 1933 Page: 311
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Daniel Webster and Mexican Relations 311
ever, with the understanding that they would be reimbursed by
the Texas government.42
"The sum total amounted to approximately ten thousand dollars.
Thompson to Hargous, June 13, 1842, Hargous to Thompson, June 18,
1842, enclosures in, and, Thompson to Webster, June 20, 1842. MSS.,
Dept. of State, Despatches, Mexico, XI. See also Telegraph and Texas
Register, August 31, 1842.
Webster reproved Thompson for going to this extreme to aid the pris-
oners, not because of the pecuniary phase of the matter, but on account
of "the appearance at least of inconsistency with which the advance has
made us chargeable." Webster to Thompson, September 5, 1842. M.,
Dept. of State, Instructions, Mexico, XV.
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