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Papers relating to Baja California, 1847 Sept. 27-Dec. 4.
BANC MSS M-M 1765 volume; BANC MSS M-M 1758, 1760-1765 FILM
Collection Overview

Title:

Papers relating to Baja California, 1847 Sept. 27-Dec. 4

Creator/Contributor:

Pineda, Manuel.

Creator/Contributor:

Campuzano, Antonio, 1810-1866

Creator/Contributor:

Moreno, José Matías, 1817-1869

Creator/Contributor:

Castro, Mauricio.

Creator/Contributor:

Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager), 1815-1872

Abstract:

Signed originals, copies, and drafts relating to Baja California in 1847 and primarily to the war between Mexico and the United States. Deal with military needs and maneuvers, war-time legislation, the meritorious conduct of various officers, the treachery of Francisco Palacios Miranda, former politcal head of Baja California, and similar matters. Consist primarily of correspondence and proclamations from Manuel Pineda of the Comandancia General de la Baja California, from Antonio Campuzano of the Comandancia General de Sonora, and from José Matías Moreno and Mauricio Castro, officials in the territorial government of Baja California.
Written in Baja California and Sonora, with pencilled annotations ascribed to General Henry Wager Halleck. One folder contains brief notes by Halleck on the economics and geography of Baja California.

Date:

1847 (issued)

Subject:

Mexican War, 1846-1848
Baja California (Mexico : Peninsula) -- History

Note:

Also available on microfilm.
In Spanish and English.
From the Cowen Collection.

Type:

Proclamations.

Physical Description:

13 folders ; 22-55 cm.
partial microfilm reel (55 exposures) negative (Rich. 416:18) and positive.

Language:

Spanish
English

Identifier:

BANC MSS M-M 1765 volume
BANC MSS M-M 1758, 1760-1765 FILM

Origin:

Mexico