LeConte, John L. (John Lawrence), 1825-1883
- Existence: May 13, 1825 - November 15, 1883
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
William Hemsley Emory papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-1187
Abstract: The bulk of the collection documents William Emory's service on the Mexican boundary survey in the years 1848 to 1858. Series I contains correspondence with members of the boundary commission, the American and Mexican Survey parties, and government officials. Correspondence for 1849-50 describes California during the Gold Rush and Forty-Niners on the Gila route. There are also other military records. Series II contains letters and other records from Emory's service in Kansas and in the Civil...