Mexico rejects Daniel Webster's request to allow a U.S. company to build a railroad across the Isthmus of Tehuantepec

Fearing another American land grab, Mexico rejects Daniel Webster's request to allow a U.S. company to build a railroad across the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, a narrow strip of land separating the Caribbean sea from the Pacific ocean. (By Brian Bockelman)
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William R. Manning, ed., Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States:  Inter-American Affairs, 1831-1860, vol. 9 (Washington:  Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1937), 512-17.
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