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Butler, William Orlando (1791-1880) [Military convention for the provisional suspension of hostilities]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02561 Author/Creator: Butler, William Orlando (1791-1880) Place Written: Mexico City, Mexico Type: Broadside Date: 6 March 1848 Pagination: 1 p. ; 43.3 x 31.5 cm

Order No. 18, ratified by William Orlando Butler as Major General Commanding on March 5,1848. Signed by Adjutant Irvin McDowell. Orders a suspension of hostilities following seventeen articles by the Military Convention. The Convention provisions were made at Guadalupe Hidalgo before the treaty ending the war.

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