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

Sir,


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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