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Collection — Box: 79
Scope and Contents Official copy of a letter to Gen. U.S. Grant discussing the situation of the French in Mexico. Refers to "energetic action on the part of the Imperialists", his mistrust of Louis Napoleon, attitudes of the south and the Catholic Church towards Maximilian and the "liberals" in Tamaulipas. Letter to John C. Smith in Springfield, Ill. re: intention of accommodating his request.
Dates: Created: May 7, 1866 and June 24, 1884
Found in: Manuscript Collection