Robert Carson letter
Scope and Contents
Handwritten and signed letter written at Santa Fe, New Mexico and addressed to Carson's "Honored old friends" in Howard County, Missouri. Carson briefly recounts experiences and news about the war including the tremendous death toll from disease, the putting down of an "insurrection," and the activities and battles of General Alexander William Doniphan on the way to El Paso, Texas.
- Carson, Robert (Person)
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Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Robert Carson letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
American soldier involved in the War with Mexico (1845-1848).
1 item (2 p.)
Language of Materials
Purchased from Fred Rosenstock in 1981.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased; Fred Rosenstock; 1981.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Robert Carson letter
- Elisa Visick
- 2010 August 12
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.