Anti-Texass Legion: Protest of some free men, states and presses against the Texass rebellion, against the laws of nature and of nations Page: 60 of 72
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the interests and abhorrent to the feelings of the people of the free
States, as, in our opinion, not only inevitably to result in a dissolu-
tion of the Union, but fully to justify it; and we not only asselt
that the people of the free States " ought not to submit to it," but
we say, with confidence, they would not submit to it. We know
their present temper and spirit on this subject too well to believe for
a moment that they would become particeps criminis in any such
subtle contrivance for the irremediable perpetuation of an institu-
tion which the wisest and best men who formecd our Federal Con.
stitution, as well from the slaves as the free States, regarded as an
evil and a curse, soon to become extinct under the operation of laws
to be passed prohibiting the slave-trade, and the progressive influ
ence of the principles of the Revolution.
Washington, March 3, 1843.
JOHN QUINcY ADAMS,
SETH M. GATES,
WILLIAM B- CALHOUN,
JOSHUTA R. GIDDINGS,
SHERLOCK J. ANDREWS,
NATHIANIEL B. BORDEN,
THios. C. CIITTEN'DEN,
JOSHUA 1M. HOWARD,
THOMAs A. TOMLINSON,
STALEY N. CLARK,
ARcHIBALD L. LINN,
THiioiS VW. WILLIAMS,
GEoORGC: N. BRIGGS.
THE TEXAN REVOLUTION, by Probus.-This is a pamphlet of 84
large octavo pages, and contains a very comprehensive account of
that unparalleled outrage against the laws of Nature and of Nations.
It exhibits the perfidy of the president-hospitality of the Mexicans,
-pretexts of the revolution-the real causes-base scheme to annex
it to U. S. at the next session of Congress, 1843-44-John Tyler,
Cabinet and Co.-war of Texas and U. S. against Mexico and Great
Britain-visitation and search, the slave trade and Cass-speech of
John Quincy Adams-other presidenits' proclamations of Neutrality.
Sold at the National A. S. Standard, Office No. 143 Nassau Street,
New-York; 25 cents single.
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Anti-Texass Legion. Anti-Texass Legion: Protest of some free men, states and presses against the Texass rebellion, against the laws of nature and of nations, book, January 1, 1845; Albany. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2356/m1/60/: accessed July 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .