Triumph and Tragedy: Presidents of the Republic of Texas

Thomas J. Rusk to Anson Jones, July 5, 1845

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Thomas J. Rusk to Anson Jones, July 1845

 

City of Austin
Republic of Texas July 5th 1845  

His Excellency
Anson Jones
President etc etc.  

            The undersigned President
of the Convention assembled at this place in accor-
dance with the recommendation of your Excellency in
your Proclamation bearing date May 5th  1845—by order
of said Convention has the honor herewith to transmit
a properly certified copy of an Ordinance adopted
by the Convention on yesterday, July 4th 1845, with
the request that your Excellency cause to be transmit-
ted to his Excellency the President of the United
States of America a properly authenticated copy
of the same.  

I have the honor to be
With high respect
Your Excellency’s
Obedient Servant
Tho J Rusk

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Thomas J. Rusk to Anson Jones, July 5, 1845. Texas Secretary of State Records, U.S. Diplomatic Correspondence, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

 
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