John Tyler proclamation, April 5, 1844

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John Tyler proclamation, April 1844

John Tyler


President of the United States of America

To all whom the presents


shall concern—

Greeting

Know ye that I have given & granted


and do hereby give and grant to John C. Calhoun,


Secretary of State of the United States, full power & authority


& also general & special _____ to meet and confer with


Isaac Van Zandt & J. Pinckney Henderson, Ministers ac-


credited to the Government of the United States from the


Republic of Texas, being furnished with the like full powers


of & concerning the annexation of Texas to the said


United States, and to conclude a treaty upon that


subject and all others connected with it for the final


ratification of the President of the United States,


by & with the advice & consent of the Senate thereof,


if such advice & consent be given

In testimony thereof I have caused


the seal of the United States to be hereunto af-


fixed. Given under my hand at the City of


Washington, the fifth day of April eighteen hund-


red & forty four & of the Independence of


the United States the sixty-eighth.

By the President


John Tyler

Secretary of State


J.C. Calhoun

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John Tyler Proclamation. United States Diplomatic Correspondence, Texas Secretary of State records, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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