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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1847
|Orders for the arrest of Mexican soldiers
|22 September 1847
|Scott, Winfield (1786-1866)
|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.
|Mexican War Religion Latin and South America Global History and Civics Military History Military Law Weaponry Immigration and Migration Catholicism
|Scott, Winfield (1786-1866) Scott, H. L. (Henry Lee) (1814-1886) Quitman, John Anthony (1798-1858)
|Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs; The Mexican War; Westward Expansion; Law; Religion
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859