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Collection Reference Number GLC06366.02
From Archive Folder Collection of Mexican War printed orders 
Title General orders no. 101 regarding the trial of a free African American man
Date 9 April 1847
Author Scott, Winfield (1786-1866)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Isaac Kirk, referred to as "a free man of color" and "a resident and citizen of the United States," is charged with, convicted of, and sentenced to hang for the rape of Maria Antonias Gallegas, a Mexican woman. Duplicate of GLC00911.02.
Subjects Mexican War  Military History  Latin and South America  Foreign Affairs  Global History and Civics  Freemen  African American History  Death Penalty  Death  Crime  Women's History  Military Law  
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