Mexico (republic). Laws. (June 4, 1845). See S1021, AN, Var.
[Duplication of Decree of the Congreso General, approved by José Joaquín de Herrera, President ad interim on Jun 4, 1845, and promulgated the same day by Luis G. Cuevas, providing first that the Mexican nation call all his sons to the defense of the national independence threatened by the annexation of Texas to the United States and secondly, that the government place under arms all the forces of the army authorized by the existing laws, and also raise as allowed by the decree of December 9, 1844, as additional force under the name of "Defensores de la independencia y de la leyes." Dated and signed at end:] México Junio 4, 1845. Cuevas. [This reproduction was signed by Juan Nepomuceno de la Garza y Evia in Monterrey on June 23, 1845.] [translated from the original Spanish] [Decorated with patterns as design elements.]
Broadside collection, Eberstadt collection
21.8 X 26.9 cm
BC DB 1840-1845