Various other matters connected with Texas and
Mexico were spoken of more particularly in my
conversations with Mr Addington, who treated
them in view of the entire failure of the Mediation
and of the future resumption of hostilities by
Mexico. In relation to Commodore Moore, Mr
Addington intimated that having been disavowed
by the Texas Government, it would [be] the duty
of all to capture him as being engaged in
a piratical expedition.
I take the liberty of recommending the subject
of this Dispatch very respectfully to the attention
of your Department as there was an explicitness
in the opinions expressed, which leaves no room
for doubt or uncertainty.
I am informed that emigrants are being engaged,
that is, soldiers are recruiting for the service of
Mexico against Texas. I have not yet obtained
such information as would authorize me to mention
this subject to the British Government; My careful
attention will be directed to this matter.
The Tartar, a vessel laden with guns & ammunitions
of war for Mexico, took fire a few days since in
a British Port, blew up and her cargo went to the
I have just learned [of] the arrival of Col Dain-
gerfield at Paris, and expect to meet him in a few days.
With great respect, Your very obedient servant