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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Archive of Confederate general & family re: plantation and slaves
|R.E. Caffrey to Joseph Humphreys regarding the Mexican War
|22 July 1845
|Caffrey, R.E. (fl. 1845)
|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.
|Travel Mexican War Latin and South America Military History Health and Medical Slavery
|Caffrey, R.E. (fl. 1845) Humphreys, Joseph (fl. 1840-1853)
|St. Mary, Louisiana
|The Mexican War; Health & Medicine; Slavery & Abolition
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|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.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859