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Collection Reference Number GLC02475.05
From Archive Folder Documents concerning American explorers, adventurers and naturalists 
Title John Charles Fremont to E.M. Kerne about authorization to enlist men
Date 22 October 1846
Author Frémont, John Charles (1813-1890)  
Recipient Kerne, E.M.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description 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.
Subjects 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  
People Frémont, John Charles (1813-1890)  Kerne, E.M. (fl. 1846)  
Place written Monterey, California
Theme Westward Expansion; The Mexican War
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859