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The Papers of Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar

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Pages: 66

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Publisher: Date:8/4/2009 - General Books LLC

By: Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar

Excerpt from book: SIGNS AND ABBREVIATIONS A. Autograph. D. Document. Df. Draft. MS. Manuscript. N. Note. R. Rubricated. S. Signed. [ ]. Words or letters supplied. . . Omissions. [ ?] Doubtful. C. Approximately. Q.V. Which see. Cf. Compare. CHRONOLOGY OF MIRABEAU BUONAPARTE LAMAR 1798-1859 1798 Aug. 16 Born at Louisville, Georgia. 1835 August Trip to Texas: declaration of intention to become a citizen. 1836 Apr. 21 Battle of San Jacinto: Lamar commander of the cavalry. 1836 April[?] Attorney General in President's Burnet's Cabinet. 1836 May Secretary of War in Burnet's Cabinet/ 1836 May 12 Letter to the President and Cabinet regarding the Mexican prisoners. 1836 May 26 Resignation as secretary of war. 1836 June 25 Commission as major general and commander-in- chief of the Army of Texas. 1836 Oct. 22 Inauguration as Vice-President of Texas. 1836 Dec. 10 Inauguration as President of Texas. 1839 Expulsion of the Cherokees from Texas. 1841 Jilne Santa Fe expedition. 1842-6 In retirement. 1846-8 Commander of the Laredo garrison. 1857 July Appointment as minister to Argentina. 1857 Dec. 23 Commission as minister to Nicaragua. 1858 Jan. 20 Commissions as minister resident to Nicaragua and minister to Costa Rica. 1859 July Return to the United States. 1859 Dec. 19 Death at Richmond, Texas. PREFATORY NOTE It has been called to the attention of the assistant editor that the nature of the manuscripts printed in e.rtenso in volume I of the L/avnar Papers is not altogether clear, for the statement in its preface that '' unless otherwise indicated all documents are autograph manuscripts" is not applicable in every case, and, consequently, does not make the reader independent of the Calendar. Since attentio...  


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