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AUCTION 24

“El centralismo se detesta tanto como la monarquia”

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[SINALOA]. Suceso Importante [caption title]. Puerto de Mazatlán: Imprenta de Gobierno á cargo de F. Antonio Riestra, 1846. [3] [1, blank] pp. Folio in two columns (31.5 x 22 cm), folded sheet. Creased where formerly folded, upper right blank corners wanting, minor edge chipping, a few wormholes with losses of a few letters, otherwise very good. Rare. No copies on OCLC.

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

Contains three articles printed in chronological order: 1) untitled address to the citizens of Sinaloa, dated Puerto de Mazatlán, June 20, 1846; 2) “Iniciativa,” dated Zacatecas. July 7, 1846; 3) “Señor,” dated Zacatecas, July 7, 1846.

Related to various schemes to re-establish republican government and prosecution of the war with the United States. Reprints a long declaration from the Congress of Zacatecas demanding republican government and affirming that it along with other states will defend the country. The address to Sinaloa urges that differences be set aside and a federalist government be instituted. A rare imprint from an outlying state that was invaded the next year.

($100.00-$200.00)

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