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Channing, William E.:

A LETTER TO THE HON. HENRY CLAY, ON THE ANNEXATION OF TEXAS TO THE UNITED STATES. FIFTH EDITION.

Boston: 1837 72pp, dbd, light to moderate foxng. Good+. The most significant statement of early opposition to the Texas annexation. Channing argues that "the Texas revolution was not justified by grievances against Mexico and that its real causes were land speculation and proslavery expansionism. The annexation of Texas, declared Channing, would involve the United States in war with Mexico and Britain, corrupt American domestic institutions, and lead to dissolution of the Union." Pletcher The Diplomacy of Annexation 74. The first through sixth editions were published in Streeter TX 1266. AI 43617 [5]. LCP 2180.


Book Id: 14280

Price: $75.00

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