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132. [MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR]. MEXICO CITY (Diputados). Los Diputados que Subscriben, a sus Comitentes. [Text commences] La triste situacion de la república no ha podido ser indiferente à la mayoría de los Diputados que residen en la capital. Testigos de la horrores de la guerra civil, en medio de esta lucha impía, supieron con espanto que el enemigo amenazaba à Veracruz, y se preparaba à invadirnos por el Orienta... [Circular letter of March 10, 1847 calling for López de Santa-Anna to resume executive powers.] [Dated and signed in print at end]: México, Marzo 10 de 1847, with forty-one names. [Mexico City]: Santiago Perez, [1847]. Broadside (41.7 x 31 cm), wove paper. Creased where formerly folded, some minor wrinkling, otherwise fine.

     First edition. Not in Garrett & Goodwin, The Mexican-American War. After reviewing the present situation of the war and the political state of the country, the signers urge that López de Santa-Anna resume his political office as head of state to unite and direct the country. The appeal is made against the background of the U.S. assault on Veracruz, which had begun the previous day. The text is interesting documentation on the political disintegration of Mexico during the War. ($250-500)

Sold. Hammer: $250.00; Price Realized: $293.75

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