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AUCTION 24

“Sus bienes le pertenecen sin disputa”

<p>Second protest, upper wrapper</p>


117.    

[CATHOLIC CHURCH]. CATEDRAL DE MEXICO. CABILDO. Three pamphlets relating to church objections to the Mexican government’s efforts to tax the Catholic Church to finance the war.

[1] Segunda protesta del venerable Cabildo Metropolitano, sobre el decreto de ocupacion de bienes eclesiasticos. Mexico City: Imprenta de la Sociedad Literaria, á cargo de Agustín Contreras, calle de Santa Clara N. 23, 1847. [1-3] 4-8 pp. 8vo, (21.5 x 13 cm), original beige printed wrappers, typographical border, stitched. Some soiling and light marginal wear to wrappers, wrappers slightly separating. Interior fine.

First edition. Garrett & Goodwin, p. 65.

Dated in type at end, January 12, 1847.

[2] Tercera protesta del venerable Cabildo Metropolitano, relativa á la ley de 4 del corriente febrero, sobre facultades estraordinarios para ocupar los bienes eclesiasticos. Mexico City: Imprenta de la Sociedad Literaria, á cargo de Agustín Contreras, calle de Santa Clara, N. 23, 1847. [1-3] 4-8 pp. 8vo (21.5 x 13 cm), original beige printed wrappers, ornamental border, original stitching. Very fine copy.

First edition. Garrett & Goodwin, p. 103.

Dated in type at end, February 8, 1847.

[3] Representacion del illmo. y venerable Cabildo Metropolitano al soberano Congreso, fundando la justicia y necessidad de la derogacion de las leyes de 11 de enero y 4 de febrero del corriente año, relativas a la ocupacion de bienes eclesiasticos. Mexico City: Imprenta del Católico, á cargo de Mariano Arévalo, calle del Puente de San Dimas núm 12, 1847. [1-3] 4-19 [1, blank] pp. 8vo (21.5 x 14 cm), original printed wrappers, stitched. Wrapper moderately stained. Title page lightly stained, old stab hole in left blank margin. Overall very good.

First edition. Harper 12:274.

Dated in type at end, February 25, 1847

 

All these publications present numerous objections to the Mexican government’s efforts to tax church property to raise money for the war. The government’s several efforts were met with opposition from numerous quarters and only partially successful.

($300.00-$600.00)

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