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The Impending Battle


[MONTERREY, BATTLE OF]. AMPUDIA, Pedro de. Pedro de Ampudia, General de Brigada y en gefe de Ejercito del Norte, a los habitantes de este departamento, hago saber. [Monterrey, 1846]. Dated in type Monterrey, September 31, 1846. Broadside: 32 x 22 cm. Chipped at right and lower margins, with some light staining at bottom. With contemporary manuscript number 236 at top.

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

An order declaring that the city is in a state of siege and ordering certain measures be taken, including that all citizens answer the call to arms and that treason, etc., will be dealt with by the military. The city would be attacked just a few weeks later; Taylor was already on his way from Camargo.


Sold. Hammer: $200.00; Price Realized: $245.00.

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