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FREEDOM IN TEXAS.
WHAT shall we do ?
The Senate has passed the annexation resolutions.
House has assented to the compromise
amendment, which compromises nothing but the
integrity and honor of two Senators.
Mr. Tyler has signed the resolves.
Massachusetts and New England have resolved,
in this emergency, not to withdraw from the Union.
They have resolved rightly. They have preferred
still to do in the Union, what measure of good they
might, although the instrument of union is thus
rudely attacked and wounded.
Massachusetts, or again let us say New England,
desires to do what of good may still be done, notwithstanding
this reckless action of a partizan Congress.
scene of action, however, is now removed.
New England can no longer hope to effect any thing
by the eloquence of her statesmen in Congress.
Texas itself is the proper scene for her future ef
Here’s what’s next.
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Hale, Edward Everett, Sr., 1822-1909. How to Conquer Texas, Before Texas Conquers Us, pamphlet, January 1, 1845; Boston, Massachusetts. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2357/m1/3/: accessed March 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .