The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 64, July 1960 - April, 1961 Page: 542
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542 Southwestern Historical Quarterly
The author has been careful with an extensive documentation.
Unfortunately the publisher's austere method of footnoting and
numerous minor printing errors tend to detract from a generally
Persons who have studied British empire and Texas history will
find little that is new in the work; yet, they can profit from this
re-examination of the position of the British consul-general as
distinct from that of the British Government. One can sympathize
with Charles Elliot as he fought to preserve the interests of his
country in the face of Mexican pride, British procrastination,
and the spirit of manifest destiny which was sweeping through
the United States and Texas.
WILBUR S. SHEPPERSON
University of Nevada
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