The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 72, July 1968 - April, 1969 Page: 434
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gruntled over the failure of a private project. France acted out of
larger interests, and if she had to disappoint Texas, she did so through
economic necessity, not out of wounded vanity. The quarrel between
Dubois de Saligny and Richard Bullock over a few marauding pigs
was an isolated event. It indicated only that France had been unfor-
tunate in her choice of a representative in Texas and ultimately
affected little more than the career of the diplomat himself. The
episode passed unheeded in the red carpeted halls of the Quai d'Orsay
and played no part in the decisions of the ministers of foreign affairs
and finance regarding the loan. Consequently, the incident can be
enjoyed for the hilarious affair that it was, as the outraged vanity and
disappointed pique of the irascible Frenchman had no effect on the
future of either his own government or the Republic of Texas.
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