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Fiske, E.G. (fl. 1836) to Miss S. H. Fiske

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00765 Author/Creator: Fiske, E.G. (fl. 1836) Place Written: New Orleans, Louisiana Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 22 May 1836 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Writes to his sister concerning Indian problems. Discusses Texas and the capture of Santa Anna.

People: Fiske, E.G., fl. 1836.
Fiske, S.H., fl. 1836.
Santa Anna, Antonio L\F3pez de, 1794?-1876.

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: American West, American Indian History, Texas, Military History, Latin and South America, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Westward Expansion

Sub Era: Age of Jackson