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AUCTION 21

October 26, 2007

 

197. MEXICO (Republic). LAWS (May 20, 1836). [Decree pledging every effort to secure the liberty of Santa Anna, but stipulating that any promises he makes while a prisoner will not be binding on the government of Mexico]. [At top] Santiago Villegas, Gobernador del Departamento de Zacatecas a sus Bitantes[sic], Sabed: [text commences] Que el escmo. sr. ministro de guerra y marina, me ha comunicado la siguiente.... “Art. 1.o El gobierno escitará el patriotismo de los mejicanos y desplegará todos los recursos de su resorte para continuar vigorosamente la guerra sobre Tejas.... [dated and signed in type at end] Gobierno de Zacatecas à 5 de junio de 1836. Santiago Villegas | J. Gregorio de Llamas. [Zacatecas, 1836]. Folio (30.3 x 20.6 cm). Broadside printed on laid watermarked paper. Creased where formerly folded, two minor repaired tears (no losses), otherwise very good.

            Zacatecas edition of preceding. ($600-1,200)

Sold. Hammer: $600.00; Price Realized: $705.00

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