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Collection Reference Number GLC02572
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1842 
Title George W. Hockley to Edward Burleson regarding Vasquez's expedition
Date 6 March 1842
Author Hockley, George W. (1802-1851)  
Recipient Burleson, Edward  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Written as Secretary of War and Navy of the Texas Republic one day after Vasquez occupied San Antonio. Burleson was Vice President of Texas. Vasquez led an unauthorized force in seizing San Antonio and proclaiming Mexican law. The Republic of Texas was too weak to repulse his expedition.
Subjects Texas  Mexican War  American West  Military History  Latin and South America  Global History and Civics  Government and Civics  
People Hockley, George W. (1802-1851)  
Place written Austin, Texas
Theme The Mexican War; Westward Expansion; Government & Politics; 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