Title - John Slidell, appointed United States Minister to Mexico to James Buchanan, Secretary of State of the United States. January 14, 1846
Date - January 14, 1846
Publication Information - Messages of the President of the United States, with the correspondence, therewith communicated, between the Secretary of War and other officers of the government, on the subject of the Mexican War. Published by: Wendall and van Benthuysen, Washington, 1848
Format - Letters (correspondence)
Collection - The University of Texas at Arlington Library, Special Collections.
Call Number - E404.U59 Library Collections Depository, Special Collections
Description - Slidell reported that the garrison in Mexico City had declared its support of Paredes on December 29, prompting President Herrera to resign the following day. General Paredes entered the capital on January 2, whereupon he was unanimously elected president by a newly formed council of notables.