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Siege Preparations at Monterrey


[MONTERREY, BATTLE OF]. AMPUDIA, Pedro de. El general en gefe del cuerpo de ejercito del norte que suscribe. [Monterrey, 1846]. Dated in type September 1, 1846. Broadside: 32.3 x 22.3 cm. Old stab holes in left margin, otherwise fine.

First edition. Garrett & Goodwin, p. 440.

Ampudia declares the city in a state of siege and permits duty-free imports of various articles (corn, rice, butter, etc.) but states that anyone leaving must secure a passport or other permission to depart. Ampudia surrendered to Taylor just a few weeks later.


Sold. Hammer: $100.00; Price Realized: $122.50.

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