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Finding Aid to the Miramón family papers, 1828-1867
BANC MSS M-B 17  
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Description
Letters and documents relating to the career of General Joaquin Miramon, native of Puebla, who rose through the ranks from second lieutenant to General during the troublous period before the Mexican War with the United States and the French invasion, 1864-1867, in support of Emperor Maximilian. He was shot by order of General Trevi~no on February 8, 1867. His brother Miguel was shot with Generals Mejia and the Emperor, June 19, 1867. $b Numerous letters of Joaquin to his wife, several of his brother Miguel, correspondence of Joaquin's widow, Concha, including a letter of condolence from Maximilian, military commissions; and other letters and papers.
Extent
Number of container: 1 portfolio (38 folders)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.