[Letter to Thomas Falconer - June 28, 1846]

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

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Letter from unknown author from Washington [D.C.] to Falconer thanking him for a letter and an article from the Washington Review. The author hopes that the "vexatious" war with Mexico will be cut short and references the border dispute between Oregon and Canada that was settled by the 1846 Oregon Treaty. The letter is incomplete.

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4 p. written on 1 p. folded

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Creator: Unknown. June 28, 1846.

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Letter from unknown author from Washington [D.C.] to Falconer thanking him for a letter and an article from the Washington Review. The author hopes that the "vexatious" war with Mexico will be cut short and references the border dispute between Oregon and Canada that was settled by the 1846 Oregon Treaty. The letter is incomplete.

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4 p. written on 1 p. folded

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

Letter is from Washington, author unknown

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  • June 28, 1846

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[Letter to Thomas Falconer - June 28, 1846], letter, June 28, 1846; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth586977/: accessed October 17, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Southwestern University.