William S. Murphy to Anson Jones, February 14, 1844
States, the undersigned has no authority from his
government to make such assurances or guaranty;
but he will propose to Mr Jones that the Minister
of Texas shall be fully satisfied on this subject by
the Government of the United States, after he shall
arrive at Washington City, and before entering
upon such negotiation.
The undersigned takes great pleasure,
on this occasion in renewing to Mr Jones the
assurance of his greatest respect and highest
To The Honbl
Anson Jones Sect of State
of the Repl of Texas.
William S. Murphy to Anson Jones, February 14, 1844. United States Diplomatic Correspondence, Texas Secretary of State records, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.