Ohio. General Assemby, Resolutions of the General Assembly of Ohio (Blair & Rives, March 8, 1838)
EXECUTIVE OFFICE, OHIO,
Columbus, February 24, 1838.
In compliance with the request contained in the second resolution herewith
transmitted, I send you a certified copy of resolutions passed by the General
Assembly of Ohio, protesting against the annexation of Texas to these
These resolutions passed the House of Representatives (the whole number
of which is seventy-two) by a vote of sixty four in favor, and none against
them; and passed the Senate by a vote of thirty-six (the whole number) for
I have the honor to be
Your obedient servant,
JOSEPH VANCE. To the Hon. THOMAS MORRIS.
The subject of the annexation of Texas to the United States having been
presented to the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, by numerous
petitions, and by a report of a committee of one branch of the Legislature,
the following resolutions were submitted by said committee for their definite
action and concurrence:
Resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That in the
name and on behalf of the people of the State of Ohio, we do hereby
SOLEMNLY PROTEST against the annexation of Texas to the Union of
these United States.
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
GEORGE J. SMITH,
Speaker of the Senate.
FEBRUARY 23, 1838.