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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Hiram D. Robie Letter, 1847



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Robie, Hiram D., b. ca. 1827
Title: Robie, Hiram D., Letter
Dates: 1847
Abstract: A letter to Melatiah Willis comprises the Robie D. Hiram Letter, 1847, documenting military life, the Mexican landscape, and people Robie encountered while serving in the Mexican War (1846-1848).
Accession No.: 70-105
OCLC No.: 752524273
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Soldier Hiram D. Robie, b. ca. 1827, was a member of the 4th Regiment Ohio Volunteers, and served in the Mexican War (1846-1848). He entered the service on May 20, 1847, at age 20, and mustered out on July 18, 1848.

Source: Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War with Mexico, 1846-1848. 1897. Reprint, Mansfield, Ohio: Ohio Genealogical Society, 1991. Accessed August 15, 2011. http://www.latinamericanstudies.org/mexican.htm.

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Scope and Contents

A letter to Melatiah Willis comprises the Robie D. Hiram Letter, 1847, documenting military life, the Mexican landscape, and people Robie encountered while serving in the Mexican War (1846-1848).

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Robie, Hiram D., b. ca. 1827 -- Archives.
Willis, Melatiah.
Subjects
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Personal narratives, American.
Places
Mexico -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Hiram D. Robie Letter, 1847, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s “History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project,” 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3C145 Letter to Melatiah Willis, August 22, 1847

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