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One opinion on the troubling Texas situation...

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May 24, 1836

SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, May 24, 1836  Page 3 has a report on: "Mr. Hoar's Opinions on the Texan Question" in Congress (note: from shortly after the Alamo & San Jacinto), bits including: "...He  looked upon the people of Texas as having voluntarily expatriated themselves from a country which was large enough for all its citizens...He would not vote a farthing to support any army to go across the line under the pretext of sustaining our neutrality...Mr. Hoar said he should never vote for the admittance of Texas to the Union...".
Four pages, very nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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