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Growing Desperation


[MEXICAN ARMY]. OLAGUIBEL, Francisco Modesto de. El C. Lic. Francisco M. de Olaguibel Gobernado constitucional del Estado libre y soberano de Mexico, a todos sus habitantes, sabed: Que el Congreso del Estado ha decretado lo siguente. [Toluca, 1847]. Dated in type May 10, 1847, and May 12, 1847. Broadside: 29.5 x 22 cm. Margins uneven, lower margin chipped and mold stained, several small holes touching one letter. Rare. No other copies located.

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

Establishes protocols for people who wish to volunteer to serve in the National Guard, including the remuneration of free land. Special consideration is given to those with their own weapons. Even prisoners are eligible. Those who serve for the rest of the war are exempt from any further military service of any kind.


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