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Quitman, John Anthony (1798-1858) [Printed correspondence between John A. Quitman and Mississippi's delegates to Congress]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06366.07 Author/Creator: Quitman, John Anthony (1798-1858) Place Written: Mexico Type: Document Date: 27 May 1846 Pagination: 1 p. ; 31.1 x 20.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Mississippi officers request a copy of the communication between Quitman and their state delegates consigning them to serve in the war. The officers are concerned that the patriotism and excitement of Mississippians will be overlooked when compared to the high numbers of Louisianans enlisted. Delegates include Jacob Thompson, Jefferson Davis, and Stephen Adams.

People: Quitman, John Anthony, 1798-1858
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Mexican WarMilitary HistoryLatin and South AmericaForeign AffairsGlobal History and CivicsPatriotism

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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