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Collection Reference Number GLC00120
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1846 
Title Joseph C. Robinson to "Editor" about the Texas-Mexico War
Date 1 June 1846
Author Robinson, Joseph C. (fl. 1846)  
Document Type Correspondence; Government document
Content Description Robinson's retained copy of a letter written to the editor of the Newspaper "Intelligencer." Does not appear to have been published. With irrelevant docketing on the outer leaf concerning (Robinson's?) sister, initialed J.C.R. Some sentences and words have been struck in pencil. Pages 6, 8 and 13 have new salutations to the editor (intended as series of letters for publication?). Mentions Dawson's defeat, in which he was captured, attempts to escape, quotation concerning the Sierra Madre (1 p.), seeing Aztec ruins, Mexico in a state of revolution, imprisonment in the castle of Perote (near Mexico City) and his release on March 24, 1844.
Subjects Mexican War  Latin and South America  Journalism  Texas  Prisoner of War  Geography and Natural History  Rebellion  Global History and Civics  
People Robinson, Joseph C. (fl. 1846)  
Theme The Mexican War; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859