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Collection Reference Number GLC02641
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1848 
Title Robert E. Lee to Lieut. G. W. Smith on awaiting ratification of the treaty with Mexico
Date 22 May 1848
Author Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward) (1807-1870)  
Recipient Smith, G. W.  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Written as Captain of Engineers regarding preparations for the engineer corps to leave. Mentions McClellan ("McClelland").
Subjects Mexican War  Confederate General or Leader  Treaty  Diplomacy  Global History and Civics  Latin and South America  Military History  Government and Civics  
People Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward) (1807-1870)  
Place written Mexico City, Mexico
Theme Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs; The Mexican War; Westward Expansion
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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