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and navigation. I heartily approve the resolutions upon this subject as passed by the Democratic National Convention, lately assembled at Baltimore. I am with great respect, Dear Sir, your ob't serv't, James K. Polk. John K. Kane, Esq., Philadelphia. and dissembling on the Tariff question, had been frank and open on this. Nor had the ruling purpose with which the acquisition of Texas was pursued been disguised by its champions. It will give a Gibraltar to the South, said Gen. James Hamilton, jr., of S. C., an eminent disciple of Calhoun, who had migrated from South Carolina to Texas, and taken a leading part in her affairs, in furtherance of the project. Such was the drift of Southern inculcation on this subject; and the colonizing, the revolutionizing, and the annexing of the coveted region, were but three acts in the same drama, and all the work of the South. When a Tennessee slaveholder and unflinching devotee of the Slave Power, well known as an earnest and self-procl