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Index Terms

Related Material

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Juan Nepomuceno Almonte Papers, 1834-1865.



Descriptive Summary

Creator Almonte, Juan Nepomuceno, 1803-1869
Title: Juan Nepomuceno Almonte Papers
Dates: 1834-1865
Abstract 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.
Extent 3 in.
Language Materials are in English, French, and Spanish.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

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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Scope and Contents

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.

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Index Terms

Almonte, Juan Nepomuceno, 1803-1869--Archives.
Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de, 1794?-1876.
Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, 1832-1867.
Mexico--History--1821-1861--Sources.
Texas--History--Revolution, 1835-1836--Sources.

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Related Material

See also: Almonte's Texas : Juan N. Almonte's 1834 Inspection, Secret Report & Role in the 1836 Campaign ; edited by Jack Jackson ; translated by John Wheat; Austin : Published by the Texas State Historical Association in cooperation with the Center for Studies in Texas History at the University of Texas at Austin, 2003.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Juan Nepomuceno Almonte Papers, 1834-1865, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

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2A136 New York Herald releases: Almonte's journal of the Mexican campaign and news releases concerning the Texas Revolution, published April 12-July 1, 1836
Almonte's journal of the Mexican campaign, published June 22-July 1, 1836
Retranslation of Almonte's journal into Spanish. Notes on Almonte and his letters, 1834
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2Q230 Volume 713: Almonte's letters to Maximilian and others (2 copies), 1862-1866

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