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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents concerning American explorers, adventurers and naturalists
|John Charles Fremont to E.M. Kerne about authorization to enlist men
|22 October 1846
|Frémont, John Charles (1813-1890)
|Informs Lieutenant Kerne, commander of the district of the Sacramento Valley, that Peter Brennan, this letter's bearer, has authorization to enlist men "in the service of the United States at the rate of twenty five dollars per month." Asks Kerne to give Brennan assistance. Fremont was then engaged in military activities against California, then owned by Mexico.
|American West Frontiers and Exploration Westward Expansion Recruitment Soldier's Pay Finance Military History Government and Civics Mexican War Global History and Civics Latin and South America
|Frémont, John Charles (1813-1890) Kerne, E.M. (fl. 1846)
|Westward Expansion; The Mexican War
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859