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AUCTION 20

13. COAHUILA Y TEJAS (Mexican State). GOBERNADOR (Juan Martín de Veramendi). Gobierno Supremo del estado libre de Coahuila y Tejas....Art. 1.o Se suprime la receptoria de alcabalas establesida en la Hacienda de San Isidro de Palomas.... [Decree of the Governor abolishing the excise house in the Hacienda de San Isidro de Palomas]. [Dated and signed in print at end]: Dado en la ciudad de Monclova á 19 de Abril de 1833 | Juan Martin de Veramendi | Santiago del Valle | Secretario. Broadside (21.4 x 15 cm), laid paper. Creased where formerly folded, light waterstaining in lower blank margin, otherwise very good, with contemporary ink manuscript inscription dated May 15, 1833, signed by Manuel Jiménez, directing this copy from Bexar to Goliad.

     First edition. Not a Samuel Bangs imprint, but probably printed on his press by another printer after the press was sent to Monclova when the capital was moved to Saltillo. The printing is typical of the somewhat irregular quality of Bangs’ types and print. Kimball 221. The Hacienda de San Isidro de Palomas was in Coahuila. ($100-200)

Sold. Hammer: $100.00; Price Realized: $117.50

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