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Article 50 - .F.Austin ,Kentucky,March7,1836...

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Address of the Honorable S. F. Austin, Delivered at Louisville, Kentucky, March 7, 1836 It is with the most unfeigned and heartfelt gratitude that I appear before this enlightened  audience, to thank the citizens of Louisville, as I do in the name of the people of Texas, for the  kind and generous sympathy they have manifested in favor of the cause of that struggling  country; and to make a plain statement of facts explanatory of the contest in which Texas is  engaged with the Mexican Government. The public has been informed, through the medium of the newspapers, that war exists between  the people of Texas and the present government of Mexico. There are, however, many  circumstances connected with this contest, its origin, its principles and objects which, perhaps,  are not so generally known, and are indispensable to a full and proper elucidation of this subject. When a people consider themselves compelled by circumstances or by oppression, to appeal to 
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