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Auction 181, Lot 729

Texas Admitted to Union and War Declared with Mexico

"[Texas Admitted to Union and War Declared with Mexico] Acts and Resolutions Passed at the First Session of the Twenty-Ninth Congress of the United States; with an Appendix…", U.S. Government

Subject: Document - Texas

Period: 1846 (published)


Color: Black & White

5.5 x 8.3 inches
14 x 21.1 cm
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This report contains a number of important documents, including “No. 1 Joint Resolution for the admission of the State of Texas into the Union…Approved December 29, 1845.” This resolution affirmed that Texas had met the conditions set out in the Joint Resolution from March, 1845 “…and is hereby declared to be one, of the United States of America, and admitted into the Union on an equal footing with the original states in all respects whatever.” It also includes the act extending all the laws of the United States to and over Texas. Other key documents include the Declaration of War by Congress, and the President’s subsequent Proclamation and the Treaty with Great Britain settling the boundary of the Oregon Territory. 331 pages. Bound in modern wrappers with printed label on the front wrapper. No previous sales records located.


Condition: B+

Text has light toning and occasional foxing. Modern paper wrappers are near fine.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/10/2021