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AUCTION 24


310.    

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

[1] Al Público. [Puebla]: Imp. de Atenógenes Castillero, Portal de las Flores. Broadside in two columns: 32 x 21.5 cm. Undated but about May, 1847. Signed in type “Algunos poblanos.” Very fine.

First edition. Eberstadt 599.

“Defends the Town Council of the City of Puebla against charges of treason (i.e., collaboration with the Americans) which had been brought against it” (Eberstadt). The charges had originally been published in El Republicano. Puebla peaceably surrendered on May 15.

[2] ANGULO, Joaquín. El C. Joaquin Angulo, Gobernador interino del Estado libre y soberano de Jalisco, á todos sus habitantes, sabed: Que el congreso del mismo Estado ha decretado lo siguiente. Núm. 16. [Guadalajara, 1847]. Dated in type January 25, 1847, and January 26, 1847. Broadside: 34 x 22.5 cm. Upper right corner and lower margin moderately chipped.

First edition. Garrett & Goodwin, p. 449.

Rejects the January 18, 1847, pronouncement at Mazatlán and pledges allegiance to the present government.

[3] BAZ, Juan J. El ciudadano Juan J. Baz, Gobernador interino del distrito federal. [Mexico City, 1847]. Dated in type February 16, 1847, and February 19, 1847. Broadside: 31 x 23.5 cm. Creased where formerly folded, left and right margins moderately chipped, upper margin slightly water-stained, small fold split, small holes in upper left margin.

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

Establishes rules for filling vacancies in government jobs.

[4] IBARRA, Domingo. El Gobernador del Estado libre y soberano de Puebla, a sus habitantes. [Puebla, 1847]. Dated in type January 18, 1847. Broadside: 31.5 x 22 cm. Old stab holes at left margin, otherwise very good.

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

Assures the populace of the government’s good intentions towards them: “Estad seguros de que jamás os traicionarán.”

[5] ISUNZA, José Rafael. Jose Rafael Isunza, Gobernador constitucional del Estado libre y soberano de Puebla, a sus habitantes. [Puebla, 1847]. Dated in type April 30, 1847. Broadside: 31.5 x 21 cm. Right margin irregular.

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

Provides that in case the city is occupied by American forces, the government will transfer to Atlixco.

[6] OCAMPO, Melchor. El Gobernador del Estado de Michoacan, á todos sus habitantes, sabed: que. [Morelia, 1847]. Dated in type April 27, 1847. Broadside: 32 x 22 cm. Old stitch holes in left margin, right margin with pin-prick holes. With parafs.

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

In light of war needs, including the fact that the National Guard is ineffective for lack of money, makes provisions for raising funds from the populace.

[7] ORTIZ DE AYALA, Joaquín. El Vice-Gobernador del Estado de Michoacán, en ejercico del poder ejecutivo, á todos sus habitantes, sabed: que. [Morelia, 1847]. Dated in type Februry 16, 1847. Broadside: 32 x 22.5 cm. Old stab holes in left margin, upper margin slightly irregular.

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

Makes provisions for funding the National Guard.

($200.00-$400.00)

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