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Capture of Mexico City by Winfield Scott...



Item # 658818

October 05, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 5, 1847 

* Capture of Mexico City
* General Winfield Scott
* Mexican-American War


Page 2 has: "Chippewa Treaties" as well as a lengthy letter: "On The Origin of the War", being the Mexican War.
Page 3 has a notable report headed: "The Capital taken by General Scott--Our Flag Flying over the Halls of the Montezumas!" with details of the capture of the city. Also: "The War News", and a letter headed: "General Taylor" from Monterey & signed in type: Z. Taylor. This is followed by 5 additional letters on the Mexican War.
Much more on the terms of surrender, too much to detail here.
Four pages, very nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War