aid be rendered by the United
States it is probable you will
be instructed to break off all
negotiations having for there [sic] object
the annexation of Texas to the
United States, nor can we wait
beyond a reasonable time for their
determination to be made known.
I have the honor to remain
Your obt sevt
(Signed) Anson Jones
Anson Jones to Charles H. Raymond, August 6, 1844. Texas Secretary of State Records, U.S. Diplomatic Correspondence, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.