Letter : St. Louis, to [Benson John Lossing], 1849 May 6.


Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858. Letter : St. Louis, to [Benson John Lossing], 1849 May 6.

Letter : St. Louis, to [Benson John Lossing], 1849 May 6.

Letter to historian Benson John Lossing outlining James Wiley Magoffin's pivotal diplomatic role in Stephen Watts Kearny's peaceful 1846 occupation of the Department of New Mexico.

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