Isaac Van Zandt and James Pinckney Henderson to Anson Jones, April 12, 1844
Gen. Gaines will soon be at Fort
Jesup, ready to receive any intelligence which
the President of Texas may have to communicate
in regard to the movements of Mexico, and to
move into Texas at any time, by the permission
of the President of Texas, when it may be deemed
We have the honor to be
your obt servts
Isaac Van Zandt
J Pinckney Henderson
That portion of the foregoing despatch
which is obliterated was done by the
request of Mr Calhoun upon the
same being read to him by us.
Isaac Van Zandt and James Pinckney Henderson to Anson Jones, April 12, 1844. United States Diplomatic Correspondence, Texas Secretary of State records, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.