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Lorenzo Thomas letter to Captain J. B. Grayson, 1848 May 26.
Wyles SC 244
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Title:

Lorenzo Thomas letter to Captain J. B. Grayson, 1848 May 26

Creator/Contributor:

Thomas, Lorenzo, 1804-1875, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Grayson, John B. (John Breckinridge), 1806-1861, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Holograph letter written and signed by L. Thomas to Captain J. B. Grayson about orders to be issued for the movement of troops at Toluca, Lerma, and Pachuca to En Cerro via Perote. The letter asks Grayson to issue orders for the sale of any surplus stores he deems necessary.

Date:

1848 (issued)

Subject:

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Thomas, Lorenzo -- 1804-1875 -- Correspondence
Scott, Winfield -- 1786-1866
Generals -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Military personnel -- American
Toluca de Lerdo (Mexico) -- History
Lerma de Villada (Mexico) -- History
Pachuca (Mexico) -- History
Perote (Mexico) -- History

Note:

Included in folder are a typed version of letter and an index card with a biographical sketch of Lorenzo Thomas.
Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Lorenzo Thomas was a Union general who fought in the Seminole and Mexican Wars, served as Chief of Staff to General Winfield Scott, and was appointed Adjutant General of the Army at the beginning of the American Civil War.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Lorenzo Thomas letter to Captain J. B. Grayson. Wyles SC 244. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Letters (correspondence)

Physical Description:

1 item (1 leaf) ; 20 x 25 cm. folded to 20 x 13 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.