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Robert R. Ritchie, Cuernavaca, Mexico, to Margaret Ritchie Stone, 1848 March 17

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 219
Identifier: id90041

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents

Coffee as an essential in the daily life of a soldier; Robert's duties while on march; robert's encounter with Mexican cavalry; description of an area surrounding Cuernavaca; position as "Medical Director to the brigade"; query about a possible peace settlement and mention of Mr. Trist; desire to remain with the Army, but not in Mexico with inactive troops. 4 pp. ALS.


  • Creation: 1848 March 17


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From the Collection: 6.50 Linear Feet

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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository