Texas Annexation

November 7, 1845

Here is a quotation from a recent message to the legislature of Tennessee by its Gov. Aaron Vail Brown. It praises the annexation of Texas in glowing terms and bright predictions for the future.  In an introduction to the piece the editor says “the following profligate flourish about Texas and liberty, free institutions, and the temple of freedom ….it is more than patience can bear.”

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