United States -- Foreign relations -- Honduras -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232486644]
Identifier: MSS 894
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters and reports. Forty-four of the items deal with Baxter's activities during the Civil War. Many of them were written by Baxter and by other participants. They deal with a wide range of military matters including the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863 and the Battle of the Wilderness in 1864. Also included is official and family correspondence kept while Baxter was in Honduras.
Identifier: Vault MSS 423
Scope and Contents Two printed forms with handwritten notations. Grant appoints Henry Baxter as "Minister Resident" to Honduras and gives him diplomatic passage and protection. Also incuded are two handwritten and signed letters in which Grant authorizes Baxter to represent, consult, and negotiate in behalf of the United States.