Mexico (republic). Laws. (April 14, 1836). Variant of S876.
[Decree of the Congreso General, approved by José Justo Corro on April 14, 1836, and promulgated the same day by José María Tornel, substituting perpetual banishment for the death penalty in the case of certain Texas prisoners of war, but not members of the government and leaders in the revolution. Dated and signed at end:] México 14 de Abril de 1836. Tornel. [This S876 variant is a proclamation of that decree by Santiago Villegas, governor of Zacatecas. Dated and signed at end:] Gobierno de Zacatecas á 29 de Abril de 1836. Santiago Villegas. J. Gregorio de Llamas. [translated from the original Spanish]
Broadside collection, Eberstadt collection
21 X 30.7 cm
BC DB 1836 (Streeter and Streeter variants)