The Republic of Texas...

by David Swatton November. 15, 2012 3013 views

Another historical oddity that I stumbled across in the backstreets of Westminster…

I didn't even know that the Republic of Texas was an independent state for a few years after it achieved independence from Mexico… turns out they also had formal representation at the Court of St. James… who would have guessed?

By the way, the building is now a very up-market wine merchant :-)

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Stormfish 8 years, 4 months ago

yo you see... despite all differences, there IS some odd connection between the dark homelands and the new colonies! :-)

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Pete 8 years, 4 months ago

well spotted and taken your light handling is exceptional

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Jacki 8 years, 4 months ago

Oh yes...10 years I think back in the mid 1800's.... which is why when extremist Texans get pissed off about things they bring up becoming their country 'again'. I heard it yet again in the news during our recent elections. 8^)

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