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Collection Reference Number GLC06366.07
From Archive Folder Collection of Mexican War printed orders 
Title Printed correspondence between John A. Quitman and Mississippi's delegates to Congress
Date 27 May 1846
Author Quitman, John Anthony (1798-1858)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Mississippi officers request a copy of the communication between Quitman and their state delegates consigning them to serve in the war. The officers are concerned that the patriotism and excitement of Mississippians will be overlooked when compared to the high numbers of Louisianans enlisted. Delegates include Jacob Thompson, Jefferson Davis, and Stephen Adams.
Subjects Mexican War  Military History  Latin and South America  Foreign Affairs  Global History and Civics  Patriotism  
People Quitman, John Anthony (1798-1858)  Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889)  
Place written Mexico
Theme 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