United States. President (1841-1845: Tyler) and United States. Dept. of State, Message of the President of the United States (February 7, 1845)
To the Senate of the United States:
In answer to the resolution of the Senate of the 4th instant, requesting
information relative to the employment of Mr. Duff Green in the service
of this Government, I transmit, herewith, a report from the Secretary of
WASHINGTON, February 7, 1845.
DEPARTMENT OF STATE,
Washington, February 6, 1845.
The Secretary of State, to whom has been referred the resolution of the
Senate of the 4th instant, requesting the President “to communicate to the
Senate, if, in his opinion, not inconsistent with the public interest, whether
Mr. Duff Green does now hold, or has lately held, any diplomatic or official
station near the Government of Texas; and, if so, what, when appointed,
at what salary, and with what instructions?” has the honor to
state, in reply thereto, that Mr. Duff Green was appointed consul of the
United States at the port of Galveston, in Texas, on the 12th day of September,
1844, and received from this department his ordinary printed instructions
as such, and none other; that no salary attaches to the appointment;
and that he neither holds, nor has held, any diplomatic or other official
station near the Government of Texas.
To the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.