Sam Houston to John Forsyth, October 1838
instructions has the honor to announce
the Secretary of State of the United
States the formal & unconditional
withdrawal of this proposition for
the annexation of Texas to this
The undersigned embraces
this occasion to
tender to the Honorable Mr For-
syth renewed assurances of his very
Hon John Forsyth
etc. etc. etc.
Sam Houston to John Forsyth, October 1838. Andrew Jackson Houston Papers #1880, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.