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Collection Reference Number GLC02561
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1848 
Title Military Convention for the Provisional Suspension of Hostilities
Date 6 March 1848
Author Butler, William Orlando (1791-1880)  
Additional authors McDowell, Irvin, (1818-1885)
Document Type Broadside; Military document
Content Description Signed by Irvin McDowell. Orders a suspension of hostilities following seventeen articles by the Military Convention. The Convention provisions were made at Guadalupe Hidalgo before the treaty ending the war.
Subjects Texas  Mexican War  Diplomacy  Peace  Treaty  Military Law  Global History and Civics  Latin and South America  
People Butler, William Orlando (1791-1880)  McDowell, Irvin (1818-1885)  
Place written Mexico City, Mexico
Theme Westward Expansion; Government & Politics; The Mexican War; 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