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Manuscript re Washington Carroll Tevis, 1857-1865

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Copies of documents or document excerpts referencing the American-born soldier of fortune Washington Carroll Tevis, translated into Spanish.
Dates: 1857-1865

Letter: Matías Romero, Washington, D.C., to Jesús González Ortega, no place, 1865 April 27

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents The Mexican minister to the United States welcomes Ortega to the country, and forwards him several letters he has held for him. He also invites Ortega to his home in Washington.
Dates: 1865 April 27

Letter: Adolfo dela Garza, New Orleans, Louisiana, to Jesús González Ortega, Washington, D.C., 1865 May 4

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents Regarding the Sociedad de Colonizacion para la Republica Mexicana (Mexican Colonization Society), a group of Union veterans seeking to settle in Mexico following the American Civil War. The letter has enclosed extracts on the aims of the society, a list of members, and two copies of the "Prospectus of the Mexican Colonization Society", one in English and another in Spanish.
Dates: 1865 May 4

Letter: Nicholas Nolan, New York, New York, to Jesús González Ortega, no place, 1865 May 12

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents Offers to sell six cases containing 600,000 gun caps at a price of $1.05 per thousand.
Dates: 1865 May 12

Letter: Jona Hall, Watertown, New York, to Jesús González Ortega, no place, 1865 May 12

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents Responding to Ortega's call for discharged Union army officers to fight in Mexico.
Dates: 1865 May 12

Letter: Pedro Ogazon, San Francisco, California, to Jesús González Ortega, no place, 1865 May 17

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents Mentions important negotiations regarding Mexico, but little information available.
Dates: 1865 May 17

Letter: Rodolfo Hinz, London, Great Britain, to Jesús González Ortega, no place, 1865 May 24

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents Hinz, a naturalized citizen of England from Stettin, Prussia, offers his services to the reformist cause as a lover of liberty.
Dates: 1865 May 24

Letter: Comte de Monieri, New York, New York, to Jesús González Ortega, no place, 1865 May 29

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents Monieri states that he is ready to offer his services to Ortega, if Ortega can provide assurances.
Dates: 1865 May 29

Letter: Francisco Nye & H. Patrullo, Chicago, Illinois, to Jesús González Ortega, no place, 1865 June 5

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents Discusses efforts to raise soldiers for the cause among immigrants, using newspaper advertisements.
Dates: 1865 June 5

Letter: Ignacio Altamirano, Acapulco, Mexico, to Jesús González Ortega, no place, 1865 June 9

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents Congratulates Ortega on his work in New York, and offers news of his own work in Acapulco, as well as information about prisoners of Belgian descent from the imperial war.
Dates: 1865 June 9

Letter: Adolf Meyer, New York, New York, to Jesús González Ortega, no place, 1865 June 16

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents Meyer offers his services in the cause of the free government, as military surgeon to examine newly mustered troops.
Dates: 1865 June 16

Letter: W. J. Hadden, Jersey City, New Jersey, to Jesús González Ortega, no place, 1865 June 23

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 21
Scope and Contents Hadden mentions he is actively engaged in mustering men to go to Mexico. He asks for permission to proceed and for a commission in the army.
Dates: 1865 June 23

Letter: Ramon Díaz, Havanna, Cuba, to Matías Romero, no place, 1865 July 12

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents Request to pay $127 to Miguel de Embil. Countersigned by Miguel de Embil and Antonio de F. Izquierdo.
Dates: 1865 July 12

Letter: C. P. Fisher, New York, New York, to Jesús González Ortega, no place, 1865 August 10

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 25
Scope and Contents Offers to provide a publication about Mexico to generate support for the cause, and requests $1,800 to $2,000 for it.
Dates: 1865 August 10

Letter: Guillermo Prieto, no place, to Benito Juárez, no place, 1865 October 1-2

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 30
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Prieto and Juárez, written on the same pieces of paper. They include protestations of loyalty and discuss Ortega.
Dates: 1865 October 1-2