[Letter from C.E. Detmold to Edward Trelawny - January 8, 1842]

One of 9 letters in the series: Thomas Falconer Correspondence available on this site.

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Letter from C. E. Detmold in New York to Edward Trelawny at Putney Hill near London. It discusses his fears for Thomas Falconer's safety as he has heard that the "Texian" Santa Fe Expedition had been captured by Mexican forces and touches on British Whig finance politics. Detmold is Christian Edward Detmold (see Wikipedia article) and Trelawny is John Edward Trelawny the English biographer, novelist, adventurer and friend of the Romantic poets Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron.

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1 p. folded and used as 3 p.

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Detmold, C. E. (Christian Edward), 1810-1887 January 8, 1842.

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Letter from C. E. Detmold in New York to Edward Trelawny at Putney Hill near London. It discusses his fears for Thomas Falconer's safety as he has heard that the "Texian" Santa Fe Expedition had been captured by Mexican forces and touches on British Whig finance politics. Detmold is Christian Edward Detmold (see Wikipedia article) and Trelawny is John Edward Trelawny the English biographer, novelist, adventurer and friend of the Romantic poets Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron.

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1 p. folded and used as 3 p.

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Funded in part by the Institute of Museum & Library Services and the Texas State Library & Archives Commission (2015).

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  • January 8, 1842

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  • Feb. 9, 2015, 10:58 a.m.

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Detmold, C. E. (Christian Edward), 1810-1887. [Letter from C.E. Detmold to Edward Trelawny - January 8, 1842], letter, January 8, 1842; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth586974/: accessed October 17, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Southwestern University.