James G. Fanning to Mirabeau B. Lamar, December 3, 1836

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James G. Fanning to Mirabeau B. Lamar, December 1836

immedate [sic] execution. I can only say, that should you think [it]


poper [proper] to make the announcement, nothing, in my power, shall


be left unattempted which will tend to ensure its success.


So soon as that govt. assumes an appearance of stability, I am


positive there cannot fail of being poured into Texas a torrent


of respectable capitalists, unparalled [sic] in the history of nations.

Would it be possible for you to make such an arrange-


ment as to take New Orleans on your route to the East? We


might then confer on the subject, and I could receive more par-


ticular instructions.

I send some late N.O. Papers.

Very respectfully


Yr obdt servt


Jas. G. Fanning

Vice President Lamar


Columbia

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James G. Fanning to Mirabeau B. Lamar, December 3, 1836. Mirabeau B. Lamar Papers #499, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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