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AUCTION 24


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[MEXICO: POLITICS & GOVERNMENT]. A group of six broadsides reflecting various aspects of Mexican society.

[1] [CHIAPAS]. CARDONA, Ignacio. Secretaria del Gobiero del Estado libre y soberano de Chiapas. [San Cristobál, 1847]. Dated in type June 23, 1847. Broadside: 33.5 x 22 cm. Creased where formerly folded, old stab holes in left margin, upper margin slightly chipped, two ink stamps and small holes at upper right.

First edition. Not in usual Mexican-American War sources.

Announces the convening of the Congress to consider measures to help the state fight the war and to help Tabasco if necessary “rechazar al enemgio norte-americano.”

[2] OLAGUIBEL, Francisco M de. El C. Lic. Francisco M. de Olaguibel, Gobernador constitucional del Estado libre y soberano de Mexico, a todos sus habitantes sabed: que el Congreso del Estado ha decretado lo que sigue. [Toluca, 1847]. Dated in type June 2, 1847. Broadside: 31 x 21.5 cm. Old stab holes in left margin, upper and lower margins slightly chipped, small hole in lower margin. Contemporary ink number 32 at upper right.

First edition. Harper 12:319.

“The legislature of the state of Mexico authorizes the government to pass new taxes in order to sustain the war against the North-Americans and to move the capital of the state from Toluca...” (Harper).

[3] OLAGUIBEL, Francisco M de. El C. Lic. Francisco M. de Olaguibel, Gobernador constitucional del Estado libre y soberano de México, à todos sus habitantes, sabed. [Toluca, 1847]. Dated in type March 27, 1847, March 28, 1847, and April 1, 1847. Broadside: 31 x 21.5 cm. Slight stains, right margin chipped and missing small piece, wrinkled.

Second edition. Not in usual Mexican-American War sources.

Sets out terms by which the government will raise 20,000,000 pesos for the war effort.

[4] RODRÍGUEZ DE CELA, Manuel. Manuel Rodriguez de Cela, comandante general del estado, a sus habitantes. Oaxaca: Impreso por Ignacio Rincon, 1847. Dated in type April 28, 1847. Broadside: 32 x 22 cm. Once in two pieces, but now expertly rejoined, a few small worm holes touching a few letters, minor repairs to margins.

First edition. Not in usual Mexican-American War sources.

Address seeking to rally the citizens of Oaxaca to further sacrifices.

[5] SANTA-ANNA, Antonio López de. Manuel Gonzalez Cosio, Gobernador consitucional del Estado libre de Zacatecas a sus habitantes, sabed: Que por el Ministerio de Guerra y Marina se me ha comunicado el decreto siguiente. [Zacatecas, 1847]. Dated in type June 14, 1847. Broadside: 29.5 x 21 cm. Old stab holes and other small voids in left margin.

Later edition. Not in usual Mexican-American War sources.

In light of the war, Santa-Anna orders all trials against political prisoners stopped and sets them free. An important decree reflecting the political turmoil at the time.

[6] SANTA-ANNA, Antonio López de. Manuel Maria Lombardini, general de brigada del ejército Mexicano y en gefe del de Oriente. [Mexico City, 1847]. Dated in type July 3, 1847. Broadside: 31.5 x 22 cm. Lower margin lightly chipped.

Later edition. Not in usual Mexican-American War sources.

Orders changes to the financial calculations contained in the law of the 17th of June.

($200.00-$400.00)

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