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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

University of Texas Arlington

Lieutenant Garrett Barry Mexican War Letters:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Barry, Garrett.
Title: Lieutenant Garrett Barry Mexican War Letters
Inclusive Dates: 1846-1848
Abstract: Four letters penned by Lt. Garrett Barry between April 25, 1846, and April 29, 1847, to Joshua Hathaway of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and John M. Wyse of Maryland. The letters were written from Jefferson Barracks near St. Louis, Missiouri, and Monterey and Tampico, Mexico. The October 27, 1846, letter provides a good description of the Battle of Monterey.
Identification: GA51
Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Biographical Note

Lt. Garrett Barry was a soldier that served in the U.S. War with Mexico.

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Scope and Contents

Four letters penned by Lt. Garrett Barry between April 25, 1846, and April 29, 1847: three to Joshua Hathaway of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the other to his "brother" John M. Wyse of Maryland, both of whom appear to manage his personal business affairs. The letters were written from Jefferson Barracks near St. Louis, Missouri, and Monterey and Tampico, Mexico. The October 27, 1846, letter provides a good description of the Battle of Monterey.

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Organization

The letters are arranged chronologically.

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Restrictions

Access

Open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.

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Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons
Barry, Garrett--Archives.
Subjects
Mexican War, 1846-1848--Personal narratives, American.
Monterrey, Battle of, Monterrey, Mexico, 1846.
Alternate Titles
Historical Manuscripts Collection

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Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift/purchase from Michael Vinson, 2010.

Citation

Lieutenant Garrett Barry Mexican War Letters, 1846-1847, GA51, Special Collections, University of Texas at Arlington Library.

Acquisition

Gift/purchase, 2010.

Accessioned as number 2010-133.

Processing Information

The finding aid was prepared by Brenda S. McClurkin on August 16, 2011.

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