Resolutions of the General Assembly of Ohio: Protesting against the annexation of Texas to the United States: 25th Congress, Second Session: [No.] 281 [Senate] [Digital Version]

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Ohio. General Assemby, Resolutions of the General Assembly of Ohio (Blair & Rives, March 8, 1838)

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Title: Resolutions of the General Assembly of Ohio: Protesting against the annexation of Texas to the United States: 25th Congress, Second Session: [No.] 281 [Senate] [Digital Version]
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25th CONGRESS, 2d Session. [SENATE] [281]

RESOLUTIONS
OF THE
GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF OHIO,
PROTESTING
Against the annexation of Texas to the United States.
MARCH 8, 1838.
Land on the table, and ordered to be printed.

EXECUTIVE OFFICE, OHIO,

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
United States.

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
them.

I have the honor to be
Your obedient servant,
JOSEPH VANCE. To the Hon. THOMAS MORRIS.

Resolution in relation to the annexation of Texas to the Union.

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.

And be it further resolved, That the Governor be requested to transmit

Blair & Rives, printers.


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to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress, and to the Governors
of each of the States, a copy of the foregoing resolution, with a statement
of the votes by which it was passed in each branch of the Legislature.

C. ANTHONY,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
GEORGE J. SMITH,
Speaker of the Senate.
FEBRUARY 23, 1838.

SECRETARY OF STATE'S OFFICE,

I hereby certify the foregoing resolution to be a true copy of the original
roll on file in this department.

CARTER B. HARLAN, Secretary of State.



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