Found 3 collections related to Mexico -- History -- 1821-1861

Somervell, Alexander, 1796-1854
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19074
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Record book of the general and special orders and letters of the southwestern army of Texas belonging to Brigadier General Alexander Somervell. Letters and orders date from November 5, 1842-January 1, 1843, and document the unsuccessful Somervell... more
Ward, Samuel, 1814-1884
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3221
2.5 linear feet (8 boxes)
Samuel Ward (1814-1884) was an American lobbyist, financier, author, and adventurer. He was the son of the banker Samuel Ward (1786-1839) and the grandson of Samuel Ward (1756-1832) soldier and merchant. His sister was Julia Ward Howe, author of... more
Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4680
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
James Wilkinson (1757-1825) of Maryland was a United States Army officer and first governor of the Louisiana Territory. Wilkinson was implicated in the Burr Conspiracy and resigned from the Army in 1815. He was later appointed U.S. envoy to Mexico... more