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vernment, I addressed a communication to the President, disclaiming any knowledge of the transactions, and transmitted to him a statement from Dr. Turner, upon whose representations the proclamation was issued. these, with the reply of the President, are at the present deemed sufficient to disabuse the public mind, if an opinion has been produced prejudicial to me, and to show, if any such opinion existed, there was no foundation for it in fact. A. Sidney Johnston. City of Galveston, May 1, 1842. sir: your proclamation, which appeared in the Civitian of the 27th ult., alleges that it has been represented, to the President that certain individuals are passing through various parts of the United States, and claiming to be agents of certain committees of vigilance and safety, and receiving contributions and aids to assist in forwarding and sustaining with suitable implements immigrants to Texas, and who represent the preparation in this republic of a warlike character as the wo