Juan Nepomuceno Almonte papers
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Photostats of the account of Santa Anna's Texas campaign from February 1 to April 16, 1836, derived from the journal of Almonte and published in the New York Herald April 12 through July 1, 1836. Also included are: a retranslation of the journal into Spanish; notes on Almonte; a summary translation of Almonte's "Report on Texas, 1834"; and a volume of letters, mostly in French, from Almonte to Maximilian and others (1862-1865) concerning Almonte's service as president of the Mexican Assembly of Notables and as envoy to France.
- Creation: 1834 - 1865
- Almonte, Juan Nepomuceno, 1803-1869 (Person)
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Juan Almonte (born May 15, 1803), Mexican diplomat and soldier, conducted an inspection tour of Texas in 1834 and later returned to Texas with Santa Anna in 1836, only to fall captive at the Battle of San Jacinto. He died in Paris on March 21, 1869.
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Photostats of the account of Santa Anna's Texas campaign from February 1 to April 16, 1836, derived from the journal of Almonte and published in the New York Herald April 12 through July 1, 1836.
- Juan Nepomuceno Almonte Papers, 1834-1865
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