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the sphere of its legitimate power, and could not, in a matter so extraneous to the avowed purposes of its creation, impose any moral or political obligation upon the independent and separate Government of Texas. Dispatch, May 30, 1839, to General Dunlap, Texan minister to the United States. It will be observed that the Consultation, by its very name, was provisional, and professed to act under the Mexican Federal Constitution of 1824. That its powers were considered merely provisional seemsa vast and undefined territory to the Indians, without securing their effective cooperation, according to the restriction of the Council in their instructions to the agents. Vice-President Burnet further says : Dispatch, May 30, 1839, to General Dunlap, Texan minister to the United States. That pretended treaty was never ratified by any competent authority on the part of Texas. On the contrary, when it was submitted to the Senate of the republic, which was the only power authorized to conf