Proceedings of the Senate and Documents Relative to Texas, from which the Injunction of Secrecy Has Been Removed Page: 68 of 119
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the Secretary of State of the 27th April, which has alreafdy been communicated
to the Senate, having relation to the Texas treaty.
WASHINGTON, May 1, 1844.
WASHINGTON, dlpril 30, 1844.
The undersigned, Her Britannic Majesty's envoy extraordinary and
minister plenipotentiary, has had the honor to receive the note which the
Hon. John C. Calhoun, Secretary of State of the United States, was pleased
to address to the undersigned on the 27th of this month, in reply to the note
of the undersigned of the 18th instant, in answer to Mr. Calhoun's note of
the day preceding, relating to the despatch of the Earl of Aberdeen, of
which a copy was delivered to the late Secretary of State, Mr. Upshur, at
Mr. Calhoun's notes of the above-mentioned dates have been transmitted
by the undersigned, for the information of Her Majesty's Government.
The undersigned avails himself of this opportunity to renew to Mr. Calhoun
the assurance of his high consideration.
MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
MAY 6, 1844.
ead, referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations, and ordered to be printed in confidence for
the use of the Senate.
ab the Senate of the United States:
In answer to the resolution of the Senate of the 29th ultimo, requesting
a copy of additional papers upon the subject of the relations between the
United States and the Republic of Texas, I transmit a report from the Secr.etary
of State, and the documents by which it was accompanied.
WASHINGTON, May 3, 1844.
To the President of the United States:
SIR: The Secretary of State, to whom was referred the resolution of the
Senate of the 29th of last month, requesting the President to communicate
to that body a copy of the answer of the Secretary of State to the letter of
the Texan charge d'affaires of the 14th of December, 1842, of the letter of
Mr. Murphy of July 8, 1843, and of the communication of the Texan
charge referred to in Mr. Upshur's letter of January 16th ultimo, showing
that the proposition of this Government for the annexation of Texas had
ben, for the present, declined by the Government of Texas, has the honor
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