Mexico (republic). Laws. (May 2, 1836). Variant of S878.
[The decree of the Congreso General, approved by José Justo Corro, President ad interim, May 2, 1836, and promulgated the same day by José María Tornel, authorizing the employment of Captain D. José Martínez to aid in ending the Texas war and stopping the entry of contrabands. Dated and signed:] México 2 de Mayo de 1836. Tornel. [This S878 variant is a proclamation of that decree by Santiago Villegas, Gobernador del Departamento de Zacatecas. Dated and signed at end:] Gobierno de Zacatecas á 22 de Mayo de 1836. Santiago Villegas. J. Gregorio de Llamas. [translated from the original Spanish]
Broadside collection, Eberstadt collection
21 X 31.6 cm
BC DB 1836 (Streeter and Streeter variants)