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Collection Reference Number GLC00911.73
From Archive Folder Mexican War Orderly Book, 26th Infantry , USA 1847-1848 
Title Orders No. 23
Date 9 March 1848
Author Butler, William Orlando (1791-1880)  
Additional authors Thomas, Lorenzo (1804-1875)
Document Type Military document
Content Description Signed by L. Thomas. Docket reads "Genl. Orders No. 23." Proceedings from a court of inquiry of Captain Justus McKinstry regarding a contract for blankets made with C.P. Garcia, a local Mexican businessman, and subsequent contracts given solely to Garcia's company through McKinstry.
Subjects Mexican War  Corruption and Scandal  Commerce  Merchants and Trade  Military History  Military Law  Military Supplies  Latin and South America  Global History and Civics  
People Butler, William Orlando (1791-1880)  Thomas, Lorenzo (1804-1875)  McKinstry, Justus (1816-1897)  
Place written Mexico
Theme The Mexican War; Merchants & Commerce
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859