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Colville Jackson Minor letters, 1846-1847.
BANC MSS 87/25 c
Collection Overview

Title:

Colville Jackson Minor letters, 1846-1847

Creator/Contributor:

Minor, Colville Jackson, 1824-1847, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Ord, Edward Otho Cresap, 1818-1883, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Ord, Angustias, 1815-, Correspondent.

Abstract:

Describes his experiences as a West Point graduate in the Mexican-American War, including a voyage to California, arrival and life in Monterey. Included are a letter from Edward O.C. Ord to Minor, and one from María Angustias de la Guerra to his family.

Date:

1846 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Voyages to the Pacific coast -- Personal narratives
Mexican War, 1846-1848

Note:

Guerra letter in Spanish, with translation.
María Angustias de la Guerra married Manuel Jimeno Casarín, and later Dr. James L. Ord.

Physical Description:

8 letters (1 portfolio).

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 87/25 c

Origin:

California