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MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE-ANNEXATION OF TEXAS TO
THE UNITED STATES.
THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
To the annexation of Texas to the United States.
Mar 10, 1842.
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Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That our Sens ators in Congress be instructed, and our Representatives requested, to use their best exertions to procure the annexation of Texas to the United States, and that the same constitute one or more sovereign States of this Union.
Be it further resolved, That his excellency the Governor be requested to forward to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress a copy of these resolutions, and to the Governors of the several States, with a request that the same be laid before the Legislatures of the several States.
ROBERT W. ROBERTS, Speaker of the House of Representatives. J. SREIGHT,
President of the Senate. Approved February 25, A. D. 1842.
T. M. TUCKER. I, Lewis G. Gallaway, Secretary of State of the State of Mississippi, do hereby certify that the foregoing resolutions to Congress, in relation to the annexation of Texas to the United States, are a just and true copy of the original resolutions filed in my office.
Given under my hand and seal of State this the 13th day of March, 1842.
LEWIS G. GALLAWAY,
Secretary of State.
LEGISLATURE OF MISSISSIPPI-LIGHT-HOUSE ON ST.
LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, Concerning the erection of a Light-house on St. Joseph's island.
May 10, 1842.
Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That our Senators in Congress be instructed, and our Representatives requested, to unite their best exertions to obtain a sufficient appropriation for the erection of a light-house on St. Joseph's, sometimes called Half Moon island, situate in Lake Borgne, and lying between the mouth of Pearl river and the bay of St. Louis.
ROBERT W. ROBERTS,
President of the Senate.
T. M. TUCKER.
I, Lewis G. Galloway, Secretary of State of the State of Mississippi,
do hereby certify that the foregoing resolution to Congress, concerning the erection of a light-house on St. Joseph's island, is a just and true copy of the original resolution filed in my office.
Given under my band and seal of office, this, the 15th day of March, 1842.
LEWIS G. GALLUWAY,
Secretary of State.
PASSENGERS ARRIVED IN THE UNITED STATES IN 1841.
THE SECRETARY OF STATE,
A statement of passengers arrived in the United States during the
May 12, 1842.
DEPARTMENT OF STATE,
Washington, April 28, 1842. Sir: I have the honor to transmit, herewith, a statement showing the number and designation of the passengers who have arrived from foreign countries in each collection district of the United States, and in each quarter, during the year 1841, according to the returns made to the Secretary of State, pursuant to the act of Congress of 2d March, 1919, regulating pas. senger ships and vessels. I have the honor to be, sir, your obedient servant,
DANIEL WEBSTER. The Hon. the SPEAKER of the
House of Representalives.