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Collection Reference Number GLC00094
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1846 
Title James Polk to John Y. Mason about boats for crossing the Rio Grande
Date 21 September 1846
Author Polk, James K. (James Knox) (1795-1849)  
Recipient Mason, John Y. (John Young)  
Document Type Correspondence; Government document
Content Description Discusses boats for crossing the Rio Grande. Asks Secretary of the Navy Mason to introduce Captain Napoleon Harrison to Colonel Abert, with whom Harrison wishes to discuss the boats.
Subjects Mexican War  President  Navy  Military History  
People Polk, James K. (James Knox) (1795-1849)  Mason, John Y. (John Young) (1799-1859)  Harrison, Napoleon (1823-1870)  Abert, James William (1820-1897)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The Mexican War; Naval & Maritime; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859