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Collection Reference Number GLC06789.09
From Archive Folder Collection of nine letters from Andrew Jackson to James Winchester and James Breedlove 
Title Andrew Jackson to James W. Breedlove regarding the treatment of prisoners captured by the Mexicans during the Mexican War
Date 27 February 1843
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Breedlove, James W.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description "...I think St. Anna has too much wisdom not to treat these men as prisoners of war, as any other course would arouse the whole civilised world against such barbarity..."
Subjects Mexican War  Military History  Prisoner of War  Latin and South America  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Breedlove, James (1792-1868)  
Place written Hermitage, Tennessee
Theme The Presidency; Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs; The Mexican War
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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