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Texas, California, the Southwest U.S., Mexico & the Borderlands:
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Lot 60

A Little Too Little, A Little Too Late

60. MEXICO (Republic). LAWS (December 30, 1836). [Decree dividing the country into as many Departments as there formerly were States, separating Coahuila from Texas and authorizing the central government to locate the capital of Texas where most convenient when order is re-established there]. [Toluca, January 5, 1837]. Very fine.

     Unrecorded Toluca broadside issue of Streeter 882. “Had this decree been passed in 1833, Texas might be a Mexican state today" (Eberstadt 162:581). ($500-1,000)

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