Independence of Texas: 24th Congress, Second Session: Report No. 240. [House of Representatives] [Digital Version]

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United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs, Independence of Texas (Blair & Rives, February 18, 1837)

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Title: Independence of Texas: 24th Congress, Second Session: Report No. 240. [House of Representatives] [Digital Version]
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Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs
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  • Texas--Politics and government--1836-1846
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24th CONGRESS, 2d Session. [Rep. No. 240.] [Ho. of Reps.]
INDEPENDENCE OF TEXAS.
FEBRUARY 18, 1837.
Read, and laid upon the table.

Mr. HOWARD, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, to which the subject
had been referred, made the following

REPORT:

The Committee on Foreign Affairs, to which the President's message and
sundry memorials in relation to Texas were referred, have had the
same under consideration, and ask leave to report the following resolutions:

Resolved, by the House of Representatives of the United States, That
the independence of the Government of Texas ought to be recognised.

Resolved, That the Committee of Ways and Means be directed to provide,
in the bill for the civil and diplomatic expenses of the Government, a
salary and outfit for such public agent as the President may determine to
send to Texas.

Blair & Rives, printers.




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