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States; that it would give the slave holding interest a fearful
predominance in the nation, and would enable the south to tramplle
down the fieedom of speech and of the press, the right of petition,
and we agree with Mr. HUSKIssON, that when the Government of
Washington intimated its repugnance to seeing Cuba transferred
from the feeble grasp of Ferdinand to that of this country, the
United States should liave been informed that, if Cuba were to
continue permanently Spanish, so Texas, and in general the vwhol
shore along the Gulf, should be inslured to the sexican republic.
"The reference made by the right honourable gentleman to
communications, official as well as private, from the late Mr.
JEFFERSON, descriptive of the eager and deep-rooted longings of the
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Scoble, John. Texas, its claims to be recognised as an independent power by Great Britain : examined in a series of letters, book, 1839; London. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6108/m1/32/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .