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Robert R. Ritchie, Cuernavaca, Mexico, to Thomas Ritchie, 1848 May 20

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 220
Identifier: id90042

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents

"Witness in the court of Inquiry into the conduct of Col. Borham"; troop movements around Cuernavaca; organization of a temperance society to help curb disease "attributable to the too free use of Mexican spirits"; exploration of a large cave and reference to Madame Calderon [?] who wrote about it; experiences upon taking a wrong turn into the mountains; Robert's financial staus; Army appointments. 6 pp. ALS.


  • Creation: 1848 May 20


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From the Collection: 6.50 Linear Feet

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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository