Wingate, B., Corp. A Historically Important Original Autograph Manuscript Letter Written by an American Soldier and Participant of the Mexican-American War the Very Same Day the Siege of Veracruz Ended With Mexico’s Surrender, Triumphantly Writing to His Folks Back Home in Indiana about “One of the Greatest Battles Ever Won by American Arms,” Talking about Mexican Soldiers Begging General Zachary Taylor, the Next US President, for Something to Eat, Fiercely Stating that Mexico City “Must Hear the Barking of Our Buldogs [i.e. Bulldogs] Before Walls,” and Enthusiastically Predicting the Near End of the Warfare After the American Capture of the “Third Strong Place in the World;” Also Mentioning General Winfield Scott Whose Heroism “Must Gane [i.e. Gain] for the Commander the Name that Will Last for Ages to Come.” Veracruz, 29 March 1847.
Dorrance, William T (Ca. 1804 - ?). A Historically Important Original Autograph Manuscript Letter Written by 1st Sergeant of the 7th US Infantry Regiment, William T Dorrance, from Occupied Mexico City and Signed to His Cousin Edward Moulton in Willimantic, Connecticut, Sharing Breaking News of the Arrival of Two US Commissioners “Empowered to Settle the Terms” of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, Heatedly Arguing about the Possible Need of Marching to San Luis Potosi and Giving the Mexicans “A Drubbing” There, Decisively Claiming That “The Question of Peace or War Rests Now Entirely with Mexico,” and Mentioning Several American Political Figures, Including Nicholas Trist, Nathan Clifford, and Ambrose Sevier. Mexico City, 20 April 1848.
[Klemm, K., Attributed to]. Album with One Hundred Gelatin Silver Photographs, Twenty-Six Postcards (Twenty-Three Real Photo Postcards and Three Printed Postcards) and Ten Pieces of Printed Ephemera, Taken and Collected during a 1940 Trip to Mexico (Sonora, Guadalajara, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Cuernavaca, Mexico City, Teotihuacan, Xochimilco, Taxco, and San Pedro Cholula), Showing the Interior of Hospicio Cabañas, the Church of San Felipe Neri, Fort Loreto, Franciscan Chapel, San Gabriel Franciscan Convent, the Basilica Cathedral of Puebla, etc.; also with the Views of Streets and Portraits of a Local Tour Guide from Popo Travel Bureau, Fortune Teller, Silversmith, Weaver, Adobe Maker, Beggars, etc. Ca. 1940.
Historically Important Album with 72 Gelatin Silver Photographs Taken During an Voyage from San Francisco to New York via the Isthmus of Panama, Documenting the First Months of US Panama Canal Construction and Remnants from Earlier French Construction Endeavors; Also, with Photos of Mazatlán (the Basilica Cathedral of Mazatlán, the Adobe Fort, Hall of Justice, Custom House, etc.), Manzanillo (Custom House, Plaza, etc.), Acapulco (the Fort of San Diego, a Post Office, Plaza, the Ruins of Old Church, etc.), Corinto (the Navy of Nicaragua, etc.), and Ancon (Panama Railroad, Plaza, etc.). 1904.