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Collection Reference Number GLC02579
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1841 
Title A. A. Galpin to John D. Moore about his expedition to Santa Fe and plans in case he does not return
Date 16 June 1841
Author Galpin, A. A. (d. 1841)  
Recipient Moore, John D.  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Describes preparations and provisions for the Santa Fe Expedition. In case of his death or long absence, wants Moore to "protect the negros from sale," and keep them for himself.
Subjects African American History  Slave Life  Slavery  Slave Sale  Military History  Texas  American West  Death  Latin and South America  Filibuster  Global History and Civics  
People Moore, John D. (fl. 1841)  Galpin, A. A. (d. 1841)  
Place written Austin, Texas
Theme Slavery & Abolition; African Americans; Westward Expansion; Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs; The Mexican War
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information A.A. Galpin died when the Santa Fe expedition was captured by Mexican soldiers and forced to march through a snowstorm.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859