Ebenezer Allen to Charles H. Raymond, January 10, 1845

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Eben Allen to Charles H. Raymond, January 1845

Department of State

Washington, 10th Jan'y 1845


I have the satisfaction to ac-

knowledge the receipt of the several dis-

patches addressed by you to this Department,

under dates of the 26th and 27th of November

last, and of the 4th ultimo; the latter

enclosing a copy of the annual message

of His Excellency the President of the

United States, and also copies of the note

of Mr. Calhoun Secretary of State &c. and

your reply to the same, on the adjustment

of the difficulties originating in the

Collectorial District of Red River;

and the evidence to be furnished by this

Department to the Department of

State of the United States, to establish

the facts of the case, and the amount

of damages, sustained by the Govern-

ment in consequence.

The purport of that portion of His

Excellency's Message, which treats

of the relations existing between the two

Governments, and of measures, in the

opinion of His Excellency, best calculated

to secure and hasten the annexation of

Texas to the United States, are regarded

with approbation by the Executive of this

Republic; who perceives with feeling of

peculiar satisfaction, that the suggestions

and views of His Excellency, Mr. Tyler,

contained in the message referred to,

correspond with the elevated and ingenious

policy, which has preeminently distinguished

his administration, whenever its influence

To Hon. Chas. H. Raymond

Act'g Chargé d' Affaires of Texas &c. &c. &c.

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Ebenezer Allen to Charles H. Raymond, January 10, 1845. United States Diplomatic Correspondence, Texas Secretary of State records, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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