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Collection Reference Number GLC09136
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1848 
Title Proceedings of a Board of Survey
Date 25 June 1848
Author Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) (1822-1885)  
Additional authors Lee, Francis (fl. 1848)
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Signed by Major Francis Lee. "Lt. U.S. Grant, Commissary & Regimental Quartermaster, 4th Infantry, had deposited in the trunk of Capt Gore, 4th Infantry, for safe keeping, the sum of $1,000 public money...and the trunk [was] stolen...[N]o blame can attach to Lt. U.S. Grant,... that the place he deposited it was the most secure in the camp, and they exonerate him from all censure."
Subjects President  Military History  Mexican War  Military Law  Corruption and Scandal  
People Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) (1822-1885)  Lee, Francis (fl. 1848)  
Theme The Presidency; The Mexican War
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859