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Collection Reference Number GLC00911.02
From Archive Folder Mexican War Orderly Book, 26th Infantry , USA 1847-1848 
Title General orders: No. 101
Date 9 April 1847
Author Scott, Winfield (1786-1866)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description A free black man, Isaac Kirk, referred to as a resident and citizen of the United States, is charged, convicted of, and sentenced to death for rape.
Subjects Mexican War  Latin and South America  Military History  African American History  Women's History  Criminals and Outlaws  Law  Military Law  Death Penalty  
People Scott, Winfield (1786-1866)  
Place written Vera Cruz, Mexico
Theme The Mexican War; African Americans
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859