Title - John Slidell, appointed United States Minister to Mexico to James Buchanan, Secretary of State of the United States. March 18, 1846
Date - March 18, 1846
Publication Information - Messages of the President of the United States, with the correspondence, therewith communicated, between the Secretary of War and other officers of the government, on the subject of the Mexican War. Published by: Wendall and van Benthuysen, Washington, 1848
Format - Letters (correspondence)
Collection - The University of Texas at Arlington Library, Special Collections.
Call Number - E404.U59 Library Collections Depository, Special Collections
Description - In mid-March, Slidell informed Buchanan that the Paredes government, like its predecessor, had refused to accept his credentials, leaving him no alternative but to return to the United States. Slidell predicted the collapse of the government, citing growing fears that Paredes intended to reinstitute the Spanish monarchy.