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Pingenot Auction, Lot 210

210. [MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR]. UNITED STATES. PRESIDENT (James K. Polk). Message of the President...Relative to...Recent Engagements on the Mexican Frontier. Washington: SED388, 1846. 37 pp., map in text. 8vo, disbound. Fine. Preserved in green cloth folding case.
         First printing. Garrett, The Mexican-American War, p. 320. Tutorow 1672. Not in Haferkorn. Pingenot: Official reports of the Battle of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma in South Texas, with an account of the death of Ringgold, charts and lists of casualties, and full details on both battles. The map is of the site of Battle of Resaca de la Palma. These two battles were the first and only Mexican War battles fought on Texas soil.
($60-120)