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Collection Reference Number GLC04501.046
From Archive Folder Archive of Confederate general & family re: plantation and slaves 
Title R.E. Caffrey to Joseph Humphreys regarding the Mexican War
Date 22 July 1845
Author Caffrey, R.E. (fl. 1845)  
Recipient Humphreys, Joseph  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Caffrey is ill. He discusses friends who have joined the Mexican War and voices his displeasure with the conflict. He hopes to travel to Spain someday.
Subjects Travel  Mexican War  Latin and South America  Military History  Health and Medical  Slavery  
People Caffrey, R.E. (fl. 1845)  Humphreys, Joseph (fl. 1840-1853)  
Place written St. Mary, Louisiana
Theme The Mexican War; Health & Medicine; Slavery & Abolition
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Joseph Humphreys was a member of one of the most distinguished families of Kentucky. He was the eldest son of David C. Humphrey, one of Kentucky's most influential and substantial farmers. He married Tobias Gibson's daughter, Miss Sarah T. Gibson, a native of the Parish of Terre Boone, La.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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