General Headquarters of the Army, General Order number 20, February 19, 1847, Tampico, Mexico

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Item Metadata Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866
dc.coverage.spatial Mexico (nation) 2011-01-04T23:54:48Z 2011-01-04T23:54:48Z 1847
dc.description Notifies the Mexican people of the dictates of martial law under U.S. occupation, naming in 12 separate directives the crimes which are punishable under U.S. law. By order of the “Mayor General” (Weinfield Scott) signed in type, “N.L. Scott”
dc.format Translations
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Rice University
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dc.relation.isversionof Original document is available at
dc.rights This work is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution 2.5 License
dc.subject.lcsh Proclamations--United States
Mexican War, 1846-1848--Occupied territories
War--Protection of civilians
Military offenses--United States
dc.title General Headquarters of the Army, General Order number 20, February 19, 1847, Tampico, Mexico
dc.digitization.specifications Images were captured using the TTI Better Light Super 8K2 digital scan-back system. Master Tiff images were scanned at 24-bit color, adobeRGB1998 color profile, at 600 dpi for graphically intense images and 400 dpi for text. Textual materials are marked up in TEI/XML standard (P5 version).
dc.contributor.funder Funding for the creation of this digitized text is provided by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. 2008-03-27
dc.contributor.translator Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena
dc.format.xmlschema tei-americas-p5 February 19, 1847
dc.subject.local Inter-American Relations
dc.source.collection Americas collection, 1811-1920, MS 518, Box 3 folder 3, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University. Contact info:
dc.identifier.original wrc51803030001 aa00208tr
dc.source.provenance The Humanities Research Center at Rice University, under the direction of Dr. Caroline Levander, purchased this material from a manuscripts dealer in 2005. The Gilder Foundation funded the development of the physical archive. Original materials are housed at the Woodson Research Center, Rice University.
dc.contributor.publisher Imprenta de la calle de la Carniceria
dc.pubplace Tampico, Mexico
dc.description.translation This document is an English translation of the "Cuartel General del Egercito, Ordenes generales numero 20, Tampico, Mexico, 19 de febrero 1847." Translated by Lorena Gauthereau-Bryson. The language of the original document is Spanish.
dc.type.genre leaflets (printed works)
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.identifier.citation Scott, Winfield. General Headquarters of the Army, General Order number 20, February 19, 1847, Tampico, Mexico. Translated by Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena. Tampico, Mexico: Imprenta de la calle de la Carniceria, 1847. From Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Americas collection, 1811-1920, MS 518.

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