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Collection Reference Number GLC06366.03
From Archive Folder Collection of Mexican War printed orders 
Title Al pueblo sensato de Mexico. Proclama [in Spanish]
Date 11 April 1847
Author Scott, Winfield (1786-1866)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description "To the sensible town of Mexico. A Proclamation." States that Americans are not enemies of peaceful Mexicans and respect their religion. Discusses martial law and the power of the army to prosecute offenders. Also mentions that all food and supplies needed by the soldiers will be paid for in full, as opposed to how guerillas have ransacked villages and stolen property. Adds that vendors will have the protection of the U.S. Army. Duplicate of GLC04070.
Subjects Mexican War  Military History  Latin and South America  Foreign Affairs  Global History and Civics  Military Law  Habeas Corpus  Religion  Military Provisions  Guerrilla Warfare  
People Scott, Winfield (1786-1866)  
Place written Vera Cruz, Mexico
Theme The Mexican War; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859