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Collection Reference Number GLC02644
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1847 
Title Orders for the arrest of Mexican soldiers
Date 22 September 1847
Author Scott, Winfield (1786-1866)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Winfield Scott's endorsement, countersigned by Henry Lee Scott on David McTeager's letter. Refers to General John A. Quitman the matter of arresting Mexican soldiers who, disguised as civilians, have returned to the neighborhood of Jesus Maria to collect arms. The conspiracy was organized by Father MacNamara, an Irish Catholic priest.
Subjects Mexican War  Religion  Latin and South America  Global History and Civics  Military History  Military Law  Weaponry  Immigration and Migration  Catholicism  
People Scott, Winfield (1786-1866)  Scott, H. L. (Henry Lee) (1814-1886)  Quitman, John Anthony (1798-1858)  
Theme Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs; The Mexican War; Westward Expansion; Law; Religion
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859