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W.H. Hammett to Martin Van Buren, 27 March 1844

From W.H. Hammett /copy/ House of Reps March 27th 1844 My dear Sir             Under the belief that it is the right of every free Citizen in a free government, to know the opinions of those who aspire to public Station, upon great public questions, as one of your warmest supporters in 1836 & in… Continue Reading

Martin Van Buren to W. H. Hammett, 20 April 1844

To W.H. Hammett Lindenwald, April 20, 1844 MY DEAR SIR: Your letter of the 27th of March last was duly received. Acting as an unpledged delegate to the Baltimore convention, you ask my opinion in regard to the constitutionality and expediency of an immediate annexation of Texas to the United States, or as soon as… Continue Reading

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