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[CATHOLIC CHURCH]. MEXICO. LAWS (October 2, 1846). El C. Lic. Francisco M. de Olaguibel, gobernador del estado libre y soberano de Mexico, a sus habitantes, sabed [caption title]. [Toluca, 1846]. [1] 2-16 pp. 16mo (14.5 x 10 cm), contemporary plain paper wrappers, stitched. Fine.

Probably second edition. Harper 12:254.

A rare “pocket edition.” Decrees and laws were rarely issued in such small formats.

State of Mexico’s promulgation of the law establishing forced payments on Mexican citizens and the church to finance the war. Includes clarifications issued on October 14, 1846. Most schemes for taxing the church failed.


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