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Collection Reference Number GLC02775
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1851 
Title Authorization to affix the seal of the United States
Date 4 August 1851
Author Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Gives authorization to Robert P. Letcher to finalize the implementation of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and to conclude a convention with the Mexican Indians.
Subjects Mexican War  Latin and South America  Global History and Civics  Diplomacy  American Indian History  President  Treaty  Government and Civics  
People Fillmore, Millard (1800-1874)  Letcher, Robert Perkins (1788-1861)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The Mexican War; Native Americans; Foreign Affairs; Westward Expansion; The Presidency; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Letcher was minister plenipotentiary to Mexico between 1849 and 1852.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859