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Collection Reference Number GLC00911.76
From Archive Folder Mexican War Orderly Book, 26th Infantry , USA 1847-1848 
Title Orders No. 38
Date 24 March 1848
Author Butler, William Orlando (1791-1880)  
Additional authors Thomas, Lorenzo (1804-1875)
Document Type Military document
Content Description Signed by L. Thomas. Proceedings from the court martial of Captain Justus McKinstry for bribery and corruption regarding a contract for blankets from C.P. Garcia, a local Mexican businessman. McKinstry was acquitted of charges that he received funds from clothing contracts with Garcia.
Subjects Mexican War  Corruption and Scandal  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