John Davison to wife from Veracruz, Mexico, March 28, 1847

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


John Davison wrote to his wife, Eliza Ann Davison of Augusta, from Veracruz, Mexico. Davison was a ship captain.

He commented on the battle for Veracruz, which ended the day after his letter was written. The battle was part of the Mexican-American War, 1846-1848, fought over the U.S. annexation of Texas in 1845.

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  • Title: John Davison to wife from Veracruz, Mexico, March 28, 1847
  • Creator: John Davison
  • Creation Date: 1847-03-28
  • Subject Date: 1847-03-28
  • Locations:
    • Augusta, Kennebec County, ME
    • Veracruz, Mexico
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 88, Box 1/1
  • Collection: Eliza Ann (Gannett) Davison papers
  • Object Type: Text

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