A History of the Western Boundary of the Louisiana Purchase, 1819-1841

A History of the Western Boundary of the Louisiana Purchase, 1819-1841

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...a French doctor named Du Pere but he treated the rumor with contempt." The Mexican government at once began an investigation of the alleged conspiracy, M but found nothing definite concerning it.85 _ On October 11 Butler left the capital without a passport, taking the northern route, which went through Texas. Acting President Corro called a cabinet meeting to which Ellis was invited. The object of the meeting was to express surprise and regret at Butler's action. The President stated that he had a right to interdict all communication with Texas and especially to one whom he had every reason to believe was attached to the Texan cause. He was willing to refer the whole matter to Ellis, but the American minister insisted that he had no power to control Butler." The government at Washington disapproved entirely of the actions of Butler.' Instructions were sent to Ellis so to inform the Mexican government, but they did not reach him before his departure, and that government was left, unfortunately, in ignorance of the fact for several months, at a period when conditions were most critical. On March 1, 1837, a communication of the views of the United States government was made to Castillo at Washington,"7 but coming thus tardily and almost simultaneously with the recognition of Texan independence, the information could hardly be looked upon by Mexico other than as hypocrisy. 83 Butler to Monastcrio, October 6, 1836, House Ex. D0cs., 25 Cong., 2 Sess., Doc. 351, pp. 616-617. 34 Monasterio to Ellis, October 18, 1836, ibid., 605. $5 Monasterio to Ellis, October 21, 1836, 1'bid., 617. 36 Ellis to Forsyth, November 5, 1836, 1'b1'd., 604-605.-'47 Forsyth to Castillo, March 1, 1837, ibid., 750. CHAPTER VII THE INDIANS OF...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236895266
  • 9781236895264