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    Texas Annexation Archive consisting of sixteen documents, mostly letters and congressional speeches, ranging from 1837 through 1850 including: William E. Channing. A Letter on the Annexation of Texas to the United States. London: John Green, 121, Newgate Street, 1837. First London edition. 8vo, 48 pages. Paper wrappers; disbound. Wrappers chipped along the edges. Heavily toned. [and:] William E. Channing. A Letter to the Hon. Henry Clay, on the Annexation of Texas to the United States. Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1837. First edition. 8vo, 72 pages. Disbound. Front and rear pages are heavily toned with moderate foxing and dampstaining. Chipping along the page edges. [and:] William E. Channing. A Letter to the Hon. Henry Clay, on the Annexation of Texas to the United States. Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1837. Second edition. 12mo, 72 pages. Disbound. Remnants of spine covering still attached. Light foxing scattered throughout, heavier on the front and rear pages; pages three through ten detached. [and:] [George Allen (attributed)]. An Appeal to the People of Massachusetts, on the Texas Question. Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1844. 8vo, 20 pages. Disbound. "Geo. Allen" is handwritten on the front. Light scattered foxing; heavier foxing on the front and rear pages. Moderate toning on the later pages. [and:] Speech of Mr. Julius Rockwell, of Massachusetts, upon the Admission of Texas as a State into the Union: delivered in the House of Representatives, U. S., Dec. 16, 1845. 8vo, 16 pages. Disbound. Rust staining from paper clip at the top edge of the first and last page. Last page is detached. Light foxing. [and:] Speech of Mr. Winthrop, of Massachusetts, on the Annexation of Texas, delivered in the House of Representatives of the United States, Jan. 6, 1845. Washington: J. and G. S. Gideon, 1845. 8vo, 16 pages. Disbound. Mild toning. [and:] Speech of Mr. John J. Hardin, of Illinois, on the Annexation of Texas. Delivered in the House of Representatives, U. S., Jan. 15, 1845. [Washington] J. and G. S. Gideon, [1845]. 8vo, 15 pages. Inscribed on the first page, in ink, "Samuel A Hook, Esq./Counsellor [sic] at Law/New York City:/From his old friend/Amos Holton." Pages are toned with pencil markings found through page seven; last page is detached. [and:] Speech of Mr. George P. Marsh, of Vermont, on the Annexation of Texas. Delivered in the House of Representatives, U. S., in Committee of the Whole on the State of the Union, Jan. 20, 1845. [Washington] J. and G. S. Gideon, [1845]. 8vo, 15 pages. Unbound. Evenly toned with ghosting from paper clip on first and last page. [and:] Speech of Mr. Charles Hudson, of Mass. on the Annexation of Texas. Delivered in the House of Representatives, U. S., Jan. 20, 1845. [Washington] J. and G. S. Gideon, [1845]. 8vo, 15 pages. Unbound. Dampstained at the top corner of the first page through page eight; evenly toned and moderately foxed. Pencil notations scattered throughout. [and:] Speech of Mr. J. Collamer, of Vermont, on the Annexation of Texas. Delivered in the House of Representatives, U. S., in Committee of the Whole, January 23, 1845. [Washington] Gideon's, [1845]. 8vo, 16 pages. Unbound. First leaf detached. Light rust staining from a paper clip at top edge; staining along the left edge near top. Evenly toned. [and:] Speech of Mr. Culver, of New York, on the Texas and Oregon Questions. Delivered in the House of Representatives, U. S., Jan. 30th, 1846. No publisher listed. 8vo, 30 unopened pages. Some foxing throughout with moderate toning on the first page. [and:] Speech of Mr. Benton, of Missouri: Delivered in the Senate of the United States, May 16, 18, and 20, in Secret Session on the Treaty for the Annexation of Texas. (The Injunction of Secrecy Removed.) Washington: Printed at the Globe Office, 1844. 8vo, 8 pages. Unopened along the top edge. Heavily chipped along the edges and toned; light foxing. [and:] Texas - Annexation. Proceedings and Resolutions of a Public Meeting of the Citizens of Mobile County and City, relative to the Annexation of Texas to the United States. 28th Congress, 1st Session. Doc. No. 255. 8vo, four pages. Printed by Blair & Rives, 1844. Dampstaining and some light foxing; toned along the edges. [and:] Message from the President of the United States, Communicating Certain Information in Reply to a Resolution of the Senate of the 22d May, 1844. 8vo, 12 pages. Disbound. [and:] Speech of Mr. Reverdy Johnson, of Maryland, the Bill Making Further Appropriation to Bring the Existing War to an Honorable Conclusion, called the Three Million Bill. Delivered in the Senate of the United States, February 6, 1847. Towers, print. opposite Intelligencer office. 8vo, 14 pages. Disbound. First page detached; toning. [and:] Speech of Mr. Ashmun, of Massachusetts, upon the President's Message upon the Texas Boundary and the Bill for its Settlement. In the House of Representatives, August 14, 1850. Washington: Gideon and Co., 1850. 8vo, 13 pages. Bound with small staple; the first page is detached.
    Reference: Eberhardt 162:136, 162:14. Gilman, Bibliography of Vermont, p. 159. Raines, p. 49. Streeter 96a, 99a, 1266, 1469, 1551.


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